New Zealand Railways :Cook Strait rail ferries. Wellington - Picton - Wellington New Zealand [Deck of playing cards. ca 1975].

Date
1975
By
New Zealand Railways
Ref
Eph-F-GAMES-1975-01
Description

A pack of cards with the back featuring the interisland ferry "Aratika" near a coastline.

The court cards in the pack are Maori figures:

King = Ariki

Queen = Ariki Tapairu

Jack = Rangatira

Joker = Joker (carved figure)

Photograph of 'Aratika' shows the ship before its 1976 refit.

Quantity: 1 deck of cards.

Physical Description: Photolithgraphs on cards 90 x 60 mm, in clear plastic case, 100 x 65 x 22 mm.

Provenance: Donated by Mr M G Howells, Wellington, in 2009.

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Curator required
Format
1 deck of cards, Ephemera, Offset photomechanical prints, Playing cards, Ethnographic illustrations, Marines (Visual works), Photolithgraphs on cards 90 x 60 mm, in clear plastic case, 100 x 65 x 22 mm.
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Date: 1975 From: New Zealand Railways :Cook Strait rail ferries. Wellington - Picton - Wellington New Zealand [Deck of playing cards. ca 1975]. By: New Zealand Railways Ref: Eph-F-GAMES-1975-01-Court Description: The court cards in the pack are Maori figures: King = Ariki Queen = Ariki Tapairu Jack = Rangatira Joker = Joker (carved figure) Quantity: 1 deck of cards. ...