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How the mighty have fallen

Saturday 19 March | Camera Obscura

A fortnight ago we featured the National Bank on the corner of Brice and Victoria streets.

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A collection of Patricks

Wednesday 16 March

To celebrate St Patrick’s Day, we have two different Patrick’s from our photograph collection.

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Park stamps mark in city

Saturday 12 March | Camera Obscura

As Seddon Park gets ready to be a host venue for the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup, we can look back at previous matches played there.

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Bank's impressive site

Saturday 5 March | Camera Obscura

This is the corner of Bryce and Victoria streets in May 1983.

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Three Selected Items

Thursday 3 March | Stories of Hamilton

These items were chosen by Glenview team member, Lis. She shares her thoughts on a selection of images from our Heritage Collections Online.

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Fine china treasure trove

Saturday 26 February | Camera Obscura

“A great display of Fine English Crystal, China and Glassware is now ready for wise gift-selectors who know the value of shopping early to ensure a greater selection.

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A day in the life of Hamilton

Saturday 19 February | Camera Obscura

On the 22nd of September 1993, someone went out and ran off about seven films – about two hundred & fifty photographs for a project capturing ‘A Day in the…

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Overground, underground, the evolution of railway in Hamilton

Wednesday 16 February | Stories of Hamilton

 Train crossing Claudelands Rail Bridge, c. 1918, HCL_02097 By 1884 the economic activity of the Waikato district demanded transport.

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Label stands test of time

Saturday 12 February | Camera Obscura

This label is from D. Elliott, Cabinetmaker, General Upholsterer and Undertaker, who operated in Hamilton from 1880.

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Garage hub prime spot

Saturday 5 February | Camera Obscura

This is looking a bit south of west along Bryce Street in 1939. Bryce, Barton, Hood & Collingwood Streets were the major motor garage hubs.

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