Kōrero: Culture and recreation in the city

Lancaster Park, 1880s (2 o 4)

Lancaster Park, 1880s

In 1880 the Canterbury Cricket and Athletic Sports Company purchased a ground on Ferry Road in Christchurch, which they named Lancaster Park. This pavilion was put up and the first game was played against a visiting England side in January 1882.

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Canterbury Museum, Canterbury Pilgrims and Early Settlers' Association Collection
Reference: 1949.148.219
Photograph by Burton Brothers

Permission of Canterbury Museum, Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Culture and recreation in the city - Sport in colonial cities', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/25677/lancaster-park-1880s (accessed 14 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010