Wellington Corporation Tramways :School ticket, available during month of ... between [Oriental Bay] and [Courtenay Place]. 30 April 1939. 31 rides].

Wellington Corporation Tramways :School ticket, available during month of ... between [Oriental Bay] and [Courtenay Place]. 30 April 1939. 31 rides].
Date
1939
By
Wellington Corporation Tramways
Ref
Eph-A-TRAM-Wellington-1939-01
Description

Arrangement of text, with compartments for clips top and bottom. On school days, the holes have been punched with many differently-shaped punch holes. Text says: "This ticket is issued subject to condition that holder does not occupy a seat when adult passengers are standing in the same compartment". The date "30 Apr 1939" indicates the date after which the ticket is not valid.

There are gaps in the ticket punching, indicating that there was no school on 7, 10 11 April, when Good Friday, Easter Monday and Easter Tuesday fell in 1939 (See notice of school holidays in the Wellington District in 1939 in Horowhenua Chronicle, 1 November 1938, page 4). There was also no school on ANZAC Day (25 April).

Exhibited in ‘Humble: the life of 100 small objects’, exhibition curated by Barbara Lyon, in the Turnbull Gallery, National Library of New Zealand, 27 August - 17 November 2017.

Quantity: 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s) on tram ticket..

Physical Description: Letterpress on yellow ticket, 76 x 125 mm.

Additional description

Alternative form available: Scanned from original.

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Format
1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s) on tram ticket., Ephemera, Letterpress works, Tickets, Letterpress on yellow ticket, 76 x 125 mm., Orientation: Horizontal image
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