Kōrero: Canterbury places

Leithfield windmill

Leithfield windmill

Best known as a novelist, George Chamier was also an amateur painter, and is thought to have lived at Leithfield some time between 1866 and 1868. This painting shows the windmill that was a landmark in the town. It no longer survives, but one of the main streets is named Mill Road.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: A-269-014
Watercolour by George Chamier

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Wilson, 'Canterbury places - Amberley district', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/10176/leithfield-windmill (accessed 4 October 2023)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015, updated 17 Aug 2015