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Hocken Snapshop

The Luggage Room, St Margaret's Hostel for Women Students, University of Otago, 1949, Prime Minister's Dept photograph, S09-379nMain Street, Lawrence, N.Z.Children from Milton School visiting Thomson & Co factory in Dunedin, E.A. Phillips photograph, S10-243cOn the Beach, St Clair, Dunedin, c.1905, Guy Morris photograph


The Hocken Collections / Uare Taoka o Hākena is home to a significant collection of photographs with a particular focus on Aotearoa New Zealand’s people and places. What you see here represents just a small sample of our extensive holdings.


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You are welcome to print or download any of the images on Hocken Snapshop for personal, research, classroom teaching, and, if out of copyright, to use/share in social media, blogs, non-commercial websites and digital slide presentations (e.g. PowerPoint).


For publishing, public display or commercial use you will need to purchase a high quality digital file, taken from the original item held by the Hocken Collections. For permission to reproduce and confirmation of an item's copyright status contact


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