Wright & Jaques Ltd

Wright & Jacques Ltd

Auckland printing company operating from 1887 to the 1950s. In 1938, a dinner was held at the Station Hotel in Auckland to celebrate the 50th jubilee of the company. The dinner doubled as a farewell to both directors Dennett Wright (aged 90) and Amos Jaques (aged 67). Dennett Wright, who had been a compositor in Fleet Street, London, had bought the business in 1886 when it published a prohibition publication The Leader. At the turn of the century he turned the business into a "general printing house". Amos Jaques, who was also a former Londoner (and a distant relative) joined as his partner seven years later. In 1907 the company expanded to publish the NZ Home Journal and grew to need its own purpose-built premises which were built in Albert Street. (Information retrieved from http://www.vlga.nl/nieuws/5073/piece-of-history-comes-to-light.htm on 2 August 2010)

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Date: 1994 From: [Ephemera, posters and pamphlets of around A2 size relating to rugby league football played by New Zealanders or in New Zealand] By: New Zealand Rugby League; Wright & Jaques Ltd Ref: Eph-D-LEAGUE-1994-01 Description: Poster shows an arrangement of text, and logos for the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles, and the Canberra Raiders. Four copies held. Quantity: 1 colour art print...
Date: 1943 - 1945 By: Walt Disney Productions; Wright & Jaques Ltd; Valentine Publications (Firm) Ref: Eph-C-TOYS-1940s-02 Description: Shows the Disney cartoon characters Donald Duck and Goofy in Argentina, Rio de Janeiro and Lake Titicaca. The film "Saludos Amigos" was released in America ...
Date: 1941 From: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978: [Collection of ephemera, posters and programmes. 1900-1976] By: Wright & Jaques Ltd Ref: Eph-E-CABOT-Magic-1941-01 Description: An arrangement of text of varying fonts, in blue and red on cream. Other named performers and acts include Charlie the wonder snake of the world, the Cabare...
Date: 1935 - 1939 From: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978: [Collection of ephemera, posters and programmes. 1900-1976] By: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978; Cabot, Beatrice Eliza, 1894-1981; Wright & Jaques Ltd Ref: Eph-E-CABOT-Circus-Sole-1938-01 Description: An arrangement of text, listing the attractions: The Delevante Sisters (mid-air marvels), Ossie Delroy (juggling genius), The Spinelli Bros (revolving ladder...
Date: 1938 - 1949 From: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978: [Collection of ephemera, posters and programmes. 1900-1976] By: Wright & Jaques Ltd Ref: Eph-E-CABOT-Variety-1949-02 Description: An arrangement of text in red and black on a yellow poster, advertising The Levante show in Rotorua. At lower right is an illustration of a laughing cat. D...
Date: 1938 - 1949 From: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978: [Collection of ephemera, posters and programmes. 1900-1976] By: Wright & Jaques Ltd Ref: Eph-E-CABOT-Variety-1949-01 Description: An arrangement of text, advertising The Great Levante's variety show in Rotorua. Levante is described as a famous British illusionist. It advertises 30 star ...
Date: 1934 From: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978: [Collection of ephemera, posters and programmes. 1900-1976] By: Wright & Jaques Ltd Ref: Eph-E-CABOT-Variety-1934-01 Description: An arrangement of text of various typefaces, upon a background of ygreen merging to yellow and back again. Standing at the left is a woman in high heels and ...
Date: 1945 By: Wright & Jaques Ltd Ref: Eph-D-MUSIC-1945-01 Description: An advertisement for "Australasia's most modern dance stylists playing the top tunes of the hit parade", with Reg Munro, singer, at the microphone. Around th...
Date: 1940-1949 From: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978: [Collection of ephemera, posters and programmes. 1900-1976] By: Watson's Printing House; Wright & Jaques Ltd Ref: Eph-C-CABOT-Variety-1940s Description: Includes: 1940: Tivoli Circuit in conjunction with J C Williamson's present "Face the fun!, with 'the Imp Eternal', Will Mahoney ... Evie Hayes [etc]. Opera ...
Date: 1944-1947 From: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978: [Collection of ephemera, posters and programmes. 1900-1976] By: Chapman, Dorothy Jeane, 1913-1998; Commercial Printing and Publishing Company Ltd.; Wright & Jaques Ltd Ref: Eph-C-CABOT-Opera-1940s Description: Includes: 1944: Another night of opera with the Marottas. Town Hall, 7 November 1944 (shows photographs of the two performers) The Wellington Musical Comedy ...
Date: 2008 From: [Ephemera, posters and pamphlets of around A2 size relating to rugby league football played by New Zealanders or in New Zealand] By: New Zealand Rugby League; Wright & Jaques Ltd Ref: Eph-D-LEAGUE-2008-01 Description: Poster shows on one side a gallery of head and shoulders portrait photographs of the Vodafone Warriors team players in 2008. The other side has the timetable...
Date: 1950 - 1959 From: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978: [Collection of ephemera, posters and programmes. 1900-1976] By: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978; Wright & Jaques Ltd Ref: Eph-E-CABOT-Variety-1950s Description: Includes: 1950: Gaiety Theatres (Australia), in conjunction with Martin, Doohan & Carroll, proudly present Tex Morton, "the greatest and most versatile enter...
Date: 1920 - 1939 From: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978: [Collection of ephemera, posters and programmes. 1900-1976] By: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978; Geo Deslandes Ltd; Wright & Jaques Ltd Ref: Eph-E-CABOT-Variety-1920/1939 Description: Includes: 1920: The super-attraction of the year. Mr Louis Alsace presents "Vaudeville de Luxe" direct from the principal theatre of Europe and America. Gorg...
Date: 1909 From: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978: [Collection of ephemera, posters and programmes. 1900-1976] By: Wright & Jaques Ltd Ref: Eph-E-CABOT-Magic-1909-01 Description: An arrangement of text, of assorted fonts, and a shaded background behind the words "Dallvante the Great" at the top. An image at top left shows Dallvante em...
Date: 1939 - 1970 - 1940 From: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978: [Collection of ephemera, posters and programmes. 1900-1976] By: Wright & Jaques Ltd Ref: Eph-C-CABOT-IceShows Description: Includes: 1939: At the Exhibition. Frank de Lyall has the honour to present the greatest sensation in ice skating ever conceived - dynamic, breathtaking, ice...
Date: 1940 - 1949 From: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978: [Collection of ephemera, posters and programmes. 1900-1976] By: Wright & Jaques Ltd Ref: Eph-C-CABOT-Drama-1940s Description: Includes: 1944: J C Williamson's All Star Comedy Company from Theatre Royal Sydney, headed by Lloyd Lamble, in the world-renowned and phenomenally successful...
Date: 1936 - 1938 From: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978: [Collection of ephemera, posters and programmes. 1900-1976] By: Wright & Jaques Ltd Ref: Eph-C-CABOT-Drama-1930s Description: Includes: 1936: J C Williamson Ltd presents their New Comedy Company headed by Ethel Morrison and Elaine Hamill in three famous London successes, "Fresh fiel...
Date: 1950-1959 From: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978: [Collection of ephemera, posters and programmes. 1900-1976] By: Wright & Jaques Ltd Ref: Eph-C-CABOT-Variety-1950s Description: Includes: 1951: Edgley & Dawe Pty Ltd proudly present a welcome return after many years, Clem Dawe & Eric Edgley "Your favourite funsters", world-famed artis...
Date: 1930-1939 From: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978: [Collection of ephemera, posters and programmes. 1900-1976] By: Wright & Jaques Ltd Ref: Eph-C-CABOT-Variety-1930s Description: Includes: 1936: Paul & Leon La Salle, world famous whirlwind skaters, now appearing with Long Tack Sam Co. [1936]. Poster on heavy card St Moritz Skaters at ...
Date: 1959 From: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978: [Collection of ephemera, posters and programmes. 1900-1976] By: Wright & Jaques Ltd; Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978 Ref: Eph-D-CABOT-Music-1959-01 Description: Shows an arrangement of text above and below a group portrait of the original Howard Morrison Quartet. Printed by Wright & Jaques, Auckland. Two copies avai...