Elizabeth Ackermann's Earthquake Photographs

Elizabeth Ackermann is the Department Administrator for the Civil and Natural Resources Engineering Department at the University of Canterbury. This collection holds photographs taken by Elizabeth after the 4 September and 22 February 2011 earthquakes.

Last updated
3:45pm 3rd December 2017
Type
Collection
Identifier
qsr-collection:17785

Contains 370 items


Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 277
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 277
A photograph looking south-east across Gloucester Street, taken from the Cambridge Terrace intersection. The road has been cordoned off ahead, and many excavators and cranes can be seen in the distance. A soldier is guarding the cordon.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 278
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 278
A photograph looking west down Gloucester Street, taken from the Cambridge Terrace intersection. Wire fencing can be seen along both sides of the footpath, keeping people away from the buildings.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 279
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 279
A photograph of the Canterbury Provincial Chambers on Durham Street. The building has been cordoned off with wire fencing and the roof covered by plastic sheeting. Much of the masonry has been removed and a wooden structure constructed inside. A crane can be seen behind.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 280
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 280
A photograph looking north up Durham Street from the Gloucester Street intersection. To the left, there is a large pile of rubble from a demolished building, to the right, the Canterbury Provincial Chambers. The Provincial Chambers building has been largely deconstructed and plastic sheeting has been placed over part of the roof. Wire fencing has been placed around the buildings.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 281
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 281
A photograph of the street signs for Gloucester and Durham Streets, amongst a maze of wire fencing.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 282
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 282
A photograph of 68 Gloucester Street with the COCA Gallery to the right. The building has been partially-deconstructed with a pile of rubble out front and wire fencing to keep it from scattering over the road.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 283
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 283
A photograph of a truck on the site of the partially-demolished Art Gallery Apartments Building on Gloucester Street. In the background, an excavator is continuing to demolish the building.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 284
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 284
A photograph of an excavator demolishing the Art Gallery Apartments Building on Gloucester Street. To the left, a truck has been parked on the site in order to collect the rubble.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 285
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 285
A photograph of exposed steel and concrete from the partially-demolished Art Gallery Apartments building on Gloucester Street.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 286
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 286
A photograph of an excavator demolishing the Art Gallery Apartments Building on Gloucester Street.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 287
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 287
A photograph of the real estate sign outside the house at 15 Worcester Street, opposite the Christchurch Arts Centre.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 288
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 288
A photograph looking east down Worcester Street from the Christchurch Arts Centre. In the distance, the earthquake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral can be seen, with a crane in front.