As Far As the Eye Can See

Canterbury Museum Friends Talk

This talk took place on 5 July 2022.

In early 1881, the Wheeler and Son photographic studio took a series of photographs of Christchurch from the top of the Anglican Christ Church Cathedral.


Section from the Wheeler and Sons panorama showing Cathedral Square and Colombo Street corner. Image courtesy of Christchurch City Libraries, CCL-83446-006

The photographs were published in an accordion-style fold out album which, when opened, showed Christchurch in a superbly detailed panorama.

In this talk, Glenn Coster, Local History Librarian at Christchurch City Council, will talk about what the Wheeler and Son panorama says about Christchurch and highlight some surprising aspects of the photo.

Hosted by the Friends of Canterbury Museum.

Places at this talk are limited so please register (button below) if you are keen to attend.

This talk took place on 5 July 2022.

5 July 2022 10.15 am – 11.30 am Register
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