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George Chance in South Canterbury, New Zealand

Gelatin silver prints on mounted card

Evening Post, 30 November 1933, Page 19 PHOTOGRAPHIC ART
Dunedin this day.  This Day. Another notable success has been scored by the Dunedin photographic artist Mr. George Chance, who has won the silver cup for landscapes at the second international exhibition held by Hong Kong University. The prize winning photograph was "A Summer Day, Canterbury." Mr. Chance has this year won world recognition us a photographer. He had four works hung in the Salon International d'Art Photographique Paris, and works were also accepted for the London.

Summer Day, South Canterbury by George Chance, c. 1933. This photograph is one of Chance’s own favourites, and has hints of the English countryside, although the eucalyptus on the right definitely locates it in the Antipodes. An optometrist by occupation, lived in Dunedin. Born 15 May 1885 Liverpool, England. Arrived New Zealand December 1909.

Cross Roads -2 miles south of Geraldine, drover Fred Gaby.

Autumn in South Canterbury - 210mm x 255mm. Also aka Near Geraldine, South Canterbury.

Harvest -South Canterbury 

South Canterbury NZGenWeb Project