White, Benoni William Lytton, 1858-1950 :Lake Rotorua, New Zealand. Benoni White, del. New Zealand Post Card (carte postale) issued by the New Zealand Government Department of Tourist & Health Resorts. W R Bock, sc. A D Willis, Lithographer, Wanganui, NZ [1904?]

White, Benoni William Lytton, 1858-1950 :Lake Rotorua, New Zealand. Benoni White, del. New Zealand Post Card (carte postale) issued by the New Zealand Government Department of Tourist & Health Resorts. W R Bock, sc. A D Willis, Lithographer, Wanganui, NZ [1904?]
Date
1904
By
Bock, William Rose, 1847-1932; New Zealand. Department of Tourist and Health Resorts
Ref
Eph-A-POSTCARDS-White-04-B
Description

Postcard shows a view of Lake Rotorua from near Ohinemutu, with St Faith's Church at the far right. In the left foreground stands a group of Maori beside a raupo hut. In the right foreground the shore is steaming. There are waka and a steamship on the lake, with Mokoia Island in the background. The scene is bordered on three side by a grass fringe, and there are Maori tools and carvings at left and right.

Verso shows an engraving by W R Bock, of Mt Earnslaw, head of Lake Wakatipu, with a Maori prow carving overarching it.

Inscription on lower edge of recto: Meet me for certain tonight at His Majesty's to view the charms of the Country Girl. The postcard is addressed on the verso to Miss Mabel Drury, New North Road Auckland. J C Williamson's Royal Comic Opera Company performed "The Country girl" at His Majesty's in Auckland in early 1904.

Quantity: 1 colour art print(s).

Physical Description: Chromolithograph on postcard, 91 x 139 mm.

Additional description

Alternative form available: Scanned from original

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Part of
[Postcards by Benoni White and A D Willis. 1902-1905]
Format
1 colour art print(s), Ephemera, Chromolithographs, Postcards, Chromolithograph on postcard, 91 x 139 mm., Orientation: Horizontal image
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