Boot Repair Shop: Picturing Canterbury

Boot repair shop. Kete Christchurch. Boot-Repair-Shop-. Entry in the 2013 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt. CC-BY-NC-SA-3.0 NZ.

Boot repair shop. Location unknown, but could be near the railway as there is a tank in the background. Somewhere around Waltham / Opawa, 1920s.

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2 thoughts on “Boot Repair Shop: Picturing Canterbury

  1. stuwill 3 April 2017 / 8:04 am

    I think the boot shop is in Lincoln Road near the Black Horse Hotel. The tank in the background is a large domestic type around the 1920s.

    • simonccl 4 April 2017 / 9:55 am

      Hi Stuwill. Thank you for your contribution. We have taken a look on Google Street view at the area you suggested, but believe the boot shop near the Black Horse Hotel differs in its form from the one in the photo. Perhaps you have some other suggestions?

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