Vintage: Panoramic photos of New Zealand by Robert Percy Moore (1920s)

Vintage: Panoramic photos of New Zealand by Robert Percy Moore (1920s)


Robert Percy Moore is considered to be New Zealand’s greatest panorama photographer. He travelled extensively photographing homesteads, public events, royal visits, groups, and urban and rural scenery. 2489 of his panoramic negatives are held at the Alexander Turnbull Library. During World War I he was a travelling photographer in Queensland producing postcard views.

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Customs Street East, Auckland, 1924 © Robert Percy Moore

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Business centre, Lyttelton N.Z., 5 May 1923 © Robert Percy Moore

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Cambridge Co-operative Dairy Co, Hautapu, ca. 1923-1928 © Robert Percy Moore

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Catch of snapper, Bay of Islands, ca. 1923-1928 © Robert Percy Moore

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Courtenay Place, Wellington, 22 February, 1923 © Robert Percy Moore

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Custom House Square, Dunedin, ca. 1923-1928 © Robert Percy Moore

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Aorangi, the property of Frank Coop at Ataahua, ca. 1923-1928 © Robert Percy Moore

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Entrance to Pelorus Sound, ca. 1923-1928 © Robert Percy Moore

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Fire Brigade, Christchurch, 1924 © Robert Percy Moore

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Archbishop Redwood’s Episcopal Golden Jubilee, Wellington, 24 February 1924 © Robert Percy Moore

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House of A C McGeorge, Roslyn, Dunedin, ca. 1923-1928 © Robert Percy Moore

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Intersection of High, Manchester and Lichfield Streets, Christchurch, 8 May 1923 © Robert Percy Moore

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Arthur River, Mitre Peak and Milford Sound, ca. 1923-1928 © Robert Percy Moore

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Raven Street in flood, Kaiapoi, 9 May 1923 © Robert Percy Moore

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Boat harbour, Oriental Bay, Wellington, 1923 © Robert Percy Moore

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Borough of Ngaruawahia, 1924 © Robert Percy Moore


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