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