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Lediard photographs

documentary heritage
  • Description

    Lediard family including 4 of Reg. Lediard; scenic, yachts, power boat; tennis, high-jumping; Auckland Zoo; Auckland Museum; NZ birds; dams under construction; Auckland Cine Players probably at the old Taylor homestead, Riddell Rd; female nudes.

  • Other Id

    66054 (Presto content ID)

    PH-1991-1 (Reference Number)

    P6904 (Legacy number)

  • Department

Images and documents


  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    Lediard photographs
  • Primary Maker

     Reginald Lediard (Photographer)

  • Date
  • Physical Description

    98 prints

    14 photograph albums

    131 whole plate glass negatives

  • Level of Current Record
  • Member Object

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  • Related Object Notes
    14 albums; 7x16mm movie films; loose photos; 2 Boley 16mm movie cameras and 1 Devry 16mm Projector; 1/1 plate camera front with lens (latter 3 items in History)
  • Subject Category
  • Content
    1-1. to 1-3. Female nudes, 3 prints
    2-1. to 2-2. [Powerboat - Miss Maport], 2 prints
    2-3. to 2-4. [proof sheets, birds and scenic], 2 prints
    3-1. Reginald Lediard with the bolex [camera], print
    3-2. Reginald Lediard WWII Home Guard, Mt Eden, print
    3-3. Reginald Lediard, 1930s, print
    3-4. [Lediard group in fancy dress], print
    3-5. Reginald Lediard and his wife Annie touring in morris, print
    3-6. Whakatane Hotel (British Drama League), print
    3-7. Whakatane Hotel (British Drama League), print
    3-8. Whakatane Hotel, print
    3-9. Reginald Lediard [on yacht], print
    3-10. Annie and Reginald Lediard with Yvonne, print
    3-11. Annie and Yvonne Lediard, print
    3-12. to 3-15 [Lediard family photographs], 4 prints
    4-1. [Cenotaph outside Auckland Museum], print
    4-2. War Memorial & Cenotaph Auckland, postcard
    4-3. Auckland War Memorial Museum, postcard
    5-1. to 5-6. Auckland cine players (location possibly Nightclub, Riddell rd, more recently Glendowie Roman Catholic Church), 6 prints
    6-1. to 6-11. [Dams under construction], 11 prints
    7-1. to 7-19 [Animals - Auckland Zoo], 19 prints
    8-1. to 8-14. [New Zealand birds], 14 prints
    9-1. to 9-18. [various NZ scenes – Christchurch, Dunedin, yacht on river, sports – tennis, high jump], 18 prints
    10-1. to 10-5. [assorted – sailing ship, botanical specimens, church interiors], 5 prints
    Negatives: PH-NEG-A1707 to PH-NEG-A1838
    Albums: PH-ALB-429-1 to PH-ALB-429-14
  • Subject Notes
    R.S. Lediard, born 20-Nov-1898 died 19-Feb-1973; lived at 2 Tuperiri Road, Epsom; was a commercial photographer at 39 Victoria Street West in 1920s and early 1930s, working from home late 1930s; commissioned to work for Auckland City Council - Parks Dept., Art Gallery and Zoo; commissioned to photograph Hall of Memories etc., Auckland Museum. Friend of Drs Falla & Powell, Gilbert Archey and G. T. Turbott, accompanying them on expeditions; member of Museum Institute, President of Auckland Botanical Society, doing botanical photography for them (35mm negs and prints bequeathed to Botany Dept, University of Auckland.)
  • Copyright
    Collection contains multiple items - rights applied at item level
  • Credit Line
    Donated by Yvonne Marsh, 25 July 1991 (Deed of Gift 2531) 21-Nov-1991 (Deed of Gift 2597) and 22-Oct-1992 (Deed of Gift 2811). (Daughter of R.S. Lediard).
  • Last Update
    11 May 2023

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