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 037
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 037
A photograph of a structure in the estuary.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 038
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 038
A photograph of the Arts Centre taken from Rolleston Avenue near the Botanic Gardens. The building has been cordoned off by wire fencing and a wooden structure has been secured to the tower with tie-downs to help reduce damage from further aftershocks.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 039
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 039
A photograph of a tower of the Arts Centre taken from Rolleston Avenue near the Botanic Gardens. A wooden structure has been wrapped around the tower and secured with tie-downs in order to help reduce damage by further aftershocks.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 040
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 040
A photograph of a gable of the Arts Centre which has been reinforced with wooden bracing.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 041
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 041
A photograph of the Arts Centre taken from Worcester Street. Three workers in hard hats and high-visibility jackets can be seen in front as well as planks of wood and other equipment. The gable of the tower above has been reinforced with wooden bracing.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 042
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 042
A photograph of St Elmo Courts on the corner of Hereford and Montreal Streets. Cracks can be seen between the windows of the building and wire fencing has been placed around the bottom as a cordon. Two workers in hard hats in visibility vests are examining the building from street level.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 043
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 043
A photograph of the cracks between the windows of St Elmo Courts on the corner of Hereford and Montreal Streets.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 044
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 044
A photograph of an earthquake-damaged building on the corner of Tuam and Colombo Streets. The brick wall on the top storey of the building has crumbled onto the footpath below and the windows on the bottom storey have been boarded up with plywood. Workers in a cherry picker and a crane-raised platform are working on the second storey. Wire fencing surrounds the building.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 045
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 045
A photograph of an earthquake-damaged building on the corner of Tuam and Colombo Streets. The brick wall on the top storey of the building has crumbled onto the footpath below and the windows on the bottom storey have been boarded up with plywood. Workers in a cherry picker and a crane-raised platform are working on the second storey. Wire fencing surrounds the building.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 046
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 046
A photograph of Speedy Signs and Peaches and Cream on Tuam Street, cordoned off with plastic fencing and police tape.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 047
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 047
A photograph of the earthquake damage to the Peaches and Cream shop's sign on Tuam Street.
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 048
Elizabeth Ackermann Photograph 048
A photograph of the second and third storeys of Peaches and Cream on Tuam Street.