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 337
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 337
A photograph of the north side of the ChristChurch Cathedral in Cathedral Square. The front of the building has been propped up with steel bracing but further earthquakes have caused more damage, leaving a gap between the bracing and the wall. The tower has been partially demolished, but the lower section is still visible. Wire fencing has been placed around the entire building. In the background, a crane is rising high above the square.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 338
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 338
A photograph of people walking through Press Lane, between Gloucester Street and Worcester Street. In the background, the Heritage Hotel can be seen.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 339
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 339
A photograph of people walking through Press Lane, between Gloucester Street and Worcester Street. In the background, the Heritage Hotel can be seen.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 340
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 340
A photograph of people walking through Press Lane, between Gloucester Street and Worcester Street. In the background, the Heritage Hotel can be seen.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 341
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 341
A photograph of a man and a muzzled dog standing on Press Lane, between Gloucester Street and Worcester Street.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 342
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 342
A photograph of a laminated image tied to the fencing around Cathedral Square. The image depicts the Citizen's Memorial as it looked before the Canterbury earthquakes.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 343
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 343
A photograph of the Citizen's Memorial outside the ChristChurch Cathedral on Cathedral Square. The angel in the memorial has bracing around her neck and waist to keep her upright. Behind the memorial, damage to the roof of the Cathedral can be seen. Wire fencing has been placed around the entire building.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 344
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 344
A photograph of the Rendezvous Hotel on Gloucester Street, also known as Pacific Tower.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 345
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 345
A close-up photograph of the top of the Rendezvous Hotel on Gloucester Street, showing cracks in the building and broken windows.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 346
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 346
A photograph of a laminated image tied to the fencing around Cathedral Square. The image depicts the ChristChurch Cathedral as it looked before the Canterbury earthquakes.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 347
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 347
A photograph of the north side of the ChristChurch Cathedral in Cathedral Square. The front of the building has been propped up with steel bracing but further earthquakes have caused more damage, leaving a gap between the bracing and the wall. The tower has been partially demolished, but the lower section is still visible. Wire fencing has been placed around the entire building. In the background, a crane is rising high above the square.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 348
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 348
A photograph of on-lookers behind the cordon at the intersection of Gloucester Street and New Regent Street.