Jae Renaut collection

Cressy House. 1 Cressy Terrace, Lyttelton. : Image 1 of 1

Image of Cressy House. 1 Cressy Terrace, Lyttelton. 1980-81

  • Title Cressy House. 1 Cressy Terrace, Lyttelton.
  • Creator Jae Renaut
  • Date 1980-81
  • Image 1 of 1
  • Physical Description Black and white photograph mounted on board, 25 x 29 cm
  • Notes No. 1. 'Cressy House' built originally as the caretaker's home of the old Orphanage. In 1906 it was owned by the Ashburton & North Canterbury Charitable Aid Board, by 1928 this was the North Canterbury Hospital Board. 1932 it was rebuilt/extended and opened in 1933 as Lyttelton Maternity hospital. After the closure of the Maternity hospital, Cressy House became a retirement home.
  • Source Private collection
  • Collection Description All negatives were shot on large format 5x4 cameras loaded with Agfapan sheet film, and tray developed in Rodinol film developer. Each negative was printed on either Agfa Portriga or Agfa Brovira fiber based photographic paper and tray processed using Agfa Metinol developer. The silver gelatin prints were mounted on archival acid free board to insure a permanent record. Images scanned from prints.
  • File Reference CCL-JR-CressyTerrace-1-L057

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