domingo, 5 de abril de 2015

Photos - Fotos: George Chance (UK- New Zealand) - Part 1 - Data - Links

above and below - two photographs of the opticians Dawson Limited showing George Chance's consultation room and workshop. These photographs were found inside a book previously owned by George Roger Chance. A similar copy of one of these photographs can be seen on the University of Otago
 







George Chance - A Maori Salutation

 
George Chance - A Pioneer's Homestead

 
George Chance - Aratiatia Rapids, Wairakei

 
George Chance - Auckland University College

 
George Chance - Autumn, Geraldine, South Canterbury

 
George Chance - Beech Forest, Paradise at the Head of Lake Wakatipu - This print was first exhibited with the Otago Art Society in 1917

 
George Chance - Canterbury College

 
George Chance - Cottages at Arrowtown, Otago - Century - Dunedin after the First Hundred Years - The Junior Chamber of Commerce - 1948

 
George Chance - Dunedin from the Town Belt

 
George Chance - Evening Light, Lake Taupo

 
George Chance - Evening Post, Volume CIV, Issue 95, 19 October 1922, Page 2

 
George Chance - Flying Spray at Curio Bay

 
George Chance - Auckland Star, Volume LXIII, Issue 280, 25 November 1932, Page 14

Pictorial Photographer

born 15 May 1885 Liverpool, England [1]
son of George James Chance [8] (commercial traveller) and Charlotte Pritchard [11]
arrived New Zealand December 1909 [1]
died 28 September 1963, Dunedin aged 78 years
buried 1 October 1963 Andersons Bay Cemetery, Dunedin block 168 plot 154 [2]

married
17 April 1912 at the residence of the bride's parents Opoho, Dunedin [8]
Nellie Louisa Chandler
reg. 1912/4264 New Zealand
born circa 1886, reg. 1886/4953
second daughter of Samuel Livingstone Chandler [3] and Ellen Bowden
died 9 January 1952 at 1 Royal Terrace, Dunedin aged 65 years
buried 11 January 1952 Andersons Bay Cemetery, Dunedin block 168 plot 154 [2]


issue:
1. Lorna Ellen Chance (Mrs Robert O'Connell Shiel [7] later Mrs Gibson) born 9 October 1913 at Nurse Mathieson's, Royal Terrace, Dunedin [4],  died circa 2012, reg. 2012/2482.

2. George Roger Chance born 21 June 1916 at Nurse Mathieson's, Royal Terrace, Dunedin [5], died 17 January 2008 Dunedin aged 91 [6], reg. 2008/2602 [Dunedin optometrist and a highly regarded photographer, especially of bird-life.] Ashes buried Green Park Cemetery, Dunedin block 5S, plot 9.

3. Alan Leonard Chance born 1 January 1920 died 1980 reg. 1980/32361

4. Gwenda Maude Chance (Mrs Porteous) born  14 February 1922 died circa 2007 reg. 2007/21435


England
1891 census - 15 Bow Lane, Poplar, London aged 5 scholar
1901 census - 37 Beaconsfield Road, Leyton, Essex aged 15 office boy

George Chance joined the London photographic firm of George Houghton & Son in 1901 later becoming a show room demonstrator. In about 1904 he was employed by The London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company Limited of Regent Street as a tutor to clients which included Winston Churchill, Bernard Shaw, the Earl of Warwick, the Crown Prince of Siam, Lord Curzon, Lord Roberts and William Schwenck Gilbert of Gilbert and Sullivan. [9]



New Zealand
He arrived in New Zealand in 1909 and was employed by Dawson Limited in Dunedin as an eyesight specialist.

... George Chance (1885-1963) arrived as a disciple of the pictorialist practice. He had received personal tutelage from Alfred Horsley Hinton - a member of the Linked Ring Brotherhood and an associate of Henry Peach Robinson. Chance had an energetic and commanding personality, and soon emerged as a leading force in New Zealand Pictorialism.  [10]

http://canterburyphotography.blogspot.com.ar/2009/07/chance-geprge.html
 






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