Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd

Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd

Printing, publishing and bookselling firm. Merged with Coulls, Somerville & Wilkie to form Whitcoulls Ltd. Established by George Hawkes Whitcombe and George Tombs in 1882. In the 1940s, the company had stores in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin, Invercargill, London, Sydney and Melbourne.

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Date: 1891 - 1907 From: [Architectural plans collected by Bulleyment Fortune architects. 1890-1900s] By: Crichton McKay & Haughton (Firm) Ref: Plans-91-2033/2035 Description: Shows floor plans (ground floor plan only partially there), elevation and section, alternative plan and elevation, alternative elevation of verandah. Quanti...
Date: 1933 From: [Architectural plans collected by Bulleyment Fortune architects. 1890-1900s] By: Crichton McKay & Haughton (Firm) Ref: Plans-91-2046/2047 Description: Shows plan and elevation of south wall, with written specifications about the materials to be used: "1 part Portland cemment to 5 parts approved aggregate wa...
Date: 1940 From: [Architectural plans collected by Bulleyment Fortune architects. 1890-1900s] By: Crichton McKay & Haughton (Firm) Ref: Plans-91-2058/2059 Description: Includes electric light plan as existing; floor plan and elevation of show cases. Quantity: 2 plan(s). Physical Description: Pencil drawings on tracing pap...
Date: 1945 From: [Architectural plans collected by Bulleyment Fortune architects. 1890-1900s] By: Crichton McKay & Haughton (Firm) Ref: Plans-91-2209 Description: Shows block plan and ground floor, east elevation, section AA of a single-storey building. Quantity: 1 plan(s). Physical Description: Pencil drawing on tra...
Date: 1940-1967 From: Holcroft, Montague Harry, 1902-1993 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-1186-25 Description: Correspondents entered in name field Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1946 From: [Architectural plans collected by Bulleyment Fortune architects. 1890-1900s] By: Crichton McKay & Haughton (Firm) Ref: Plans-91-2203 Description: Shows second floor plan, elevation of book sorting, magazine sorting and despatch pigeonholes, addressograph wrapping, desk elevation. Quantity: 1 plan(s). ...
Date: 1944 From: Ngata, Apirana Turupa (Sir), 1874-1950 : Papers By: Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd Ref: MS-Papers-6919-0237 Description: File - 42 Contains letters of thanks to Ngata for his hospitality and the hospitality of the Ngati Porou people for the Ngarimu Investiture celebrations at R...
Date: 1955 By: Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd Ref: Eph-D-PRINTING-1955-01 Description: A poster showing the processes of typesetting, type cast, the platen, the cylinder principle, a stop-cylinder machine, how books are bound, binding machines,...
Date: 1922 From: [Ephemera of around A3 size relating the Continuance campaigns to ensure the continuation of alcohol and liquor sales in New Zealand1900-1939] By: Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.) Ref: Eph-C-ALCOHOL-Continuance-1922 Description: Includes reprints: "Dire consequences". Prohibition in America. Rev Wyndham Heathcote replies to Mr Hammond's criticism. Reprinted from "Evening Post", 30 Au...
Date: 1930 - 1965 From: [Posters and advertising ephemera purchased 2016 at Art + Object. 1910-1960] By: Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd Ref: Eph-C-PRINTING-Whitcombe-1 Description: Includes: 1. Alpine Sales Ltd. Nabob flavoured cordial; lime [Sheet of four identical labels] 2. Canterbury Frozen Meat Company Ltd., Belfast, Canterbury, Ne...
Date: 1920 - 1969 From: [Posters and advertising ephemera purchased 2016 at Art + Object. 1910-1960] By: Ferrymead Printing Society; Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd Ref: Eph-C-COSTUME-Ferrymead Description: Printers include Whitcombe & Tombs. Manufacturers include Lane Walker Rudkin. Includes: Buy your Berlei before your frock [1960s?] (2 different) Clifton knit...
Date: 1930 - 1965 From: [Posters and advertising ephemera purchased 2016 at Art + Object. 1910-1960] By: New Zealand Railways. Publicity Branch; Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd Ref: Eph-C-PRINTING-Whitcombe-2 Description: Includes: 1. Bliss supersedes soap. The magic wash for woollens, fine fabrics, dishes, everything! (Proof sheet)(2 copies) 2. Cadbury's drinking chocolate (P...
Date: [1951] From: Kidman, Ernest Ian Richard, 1932-2017: Collected photographs and ephemera By: Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd Ref: Eph-C-ECONOMICS-Kidman Description: Poster reading: Now Available Gilt Edged 3% Stock at Par New Zealand Government 1951 National Development Loan £10,0000,000 Maturing 15th April 1960-62. Ordi...
Date: 1935 By: Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd Ref: Eph-D-RETAIL-1935-01 Description: One side advertises "His Master's Voice" radios and radiogramophones, and "Kohynor Limbershafts" golf clubs. The other side advertises a range of English cry...
Date: 1949 By: Tasman Empire Airways Ltd; Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd; W Haythorn-Thwaite Advertising Ltd Ref: Eph-D-AVIATION-TEAL-1949-01 Description: One side of sheet shows a photograph of a TEAL flying boat ZK-AMM, and a map of Queensland. The other side show hibiscus flowers, a woman in a bathing suit s...
Date: 1949 From: [Posters relating to rugby union football. 1900-1960]. By: Self Help Co-operative Grocery Ltd; Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd Ref: Eph-C-RUGBY-1949-01 Description: A folding card comprising a board game called "Rugger", for two or more players who throw dice to move around the board. The verso shows individual photograp...
Date: 1958 By: Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd Ref: Eph-D-SPORT-1958-01 Description: A poster advertising a series of booklets about the history and rules of various sporting codes: rugby football, women's hockey, basketball, cricket, volleyb...
Date: 1964 - 1967 From: National Safety Association of New Zealand :[Posters about safety. ca 1964-1966]. By: National Safety Association of New Zealand; Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd; Auckland Public Library Ref: Eph-D-SAFETY-1966-02 Description: Shows a man's and woman's hand clasped together. Two copies held. Inscriptions: Recto - bottom right - W. & T. Ltd. Quantity: 1 colour photo-mechanical pr...
Date: 1942 By: Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd Ref: Eph-D-ACCOUNTING-1942-01 Description: Certificate showing Robert Charles Trueman's admission to membership of the New Zealand Society of Accountants shows the society's crest at the top, and its ...
Date: 1960 - 1963 By: Reserve Bank of New Zealand; Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd; Bank Education Service (N.Z.) Ref: Eph-D-BANK-1960-01 Description: Two-sided sheet show text, charts and illustrations about New Zealand's exchange rate, cheques, promissory notes, bills of exchange, documentary letters of c...