Skating In North Hagley Park : Picturing Canterbury

The photograph was taken and developed by my father Harry Baldwin, with a Graflex camera with a glass plate film holder. Date: Probably 1940s.
Entry in the 2014 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt by Bruce Baldwin.  Kete Christchurch. CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 NZ 

Winters were colder in the 1940s.

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4 thoughts on “Skating In North Hagley Park : Picturing Canterbury

  1. Gallivanta 8 July 2016 / 11:27 pm

    This winter we could almost sunbathe in Hagley Park!

    • cloudyfive 9 July 2016 / 9:52 am

      Rather you than me, -2 this morning!

      • Gallivanta 9 July 2016 / 11:41 am

        Ha! Yes, that would be a bit chilly. But the sun is putting on a good show at the moment. Maybe just enough to warm my hands.

  2. Lemuel 12 July 2016 / 12:42 am

    Such a neat photo! Thanks for sharing.

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