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With My Camera For Company - Adventures and Images of a Pioneering New Zealand Photographer. Havelock Williams 1884 - 1968
Title:
With My Camera For Company - Adventures and Images of a Pioneering New Zealand Photographer. Havelock Williams 1884 - 1968
Williams, H & Rhodes, D (editor)
$32.00

Havelock Williams, a New Zealand pioneer, lived through two economic depressions, two world wars, and raised two families. He saw the first motorcars to be driven on the streets of New Zealand, flew in the first aeroplanes and built his own processing equipment to make movies in 1914. While only a boy, he made his first camera out of a tobacco box. As photographer to the pioneering Mount Cook Company and White Star Tourist Line in the 1920s, he was a frequent visitor to the snowfields of the Southern Alps, calling Mount Cook his "home away from home". As "paparazzi" he often photographed the rich and famous and was on hand for many important historical events, while at the same time indulging in his own passion for travelling, tramping and climbing. Havelock always carried his camera to record the beauty around him, never devoted enough time to "bread-and-butter" studio work to make himself rich, but spent a lifetime working at his hobbies - a lucky man.

Some shelfwear.

Second hand Paperback
Stock: 
1
ISBN: 
1877270482
SKU:
60200