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Canvas Print of all the colours in Maori.

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Days of The Week Nga ra o te wiki The days of the week http://vimeo.com/16917277 Colours Number http://www.digitaldialects.com/Maori/numbers_1I.htm http://www.digitaldialects.com/Maori/numbers_2I.htm Environment Greetings School Whanau Shape Nga ahua: Shapes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfvIMiuwObs Animals Conversation “The Educultural Wheel” Macfarlane’s (1997, 2004) work offers a framework for creating a Ma- ori perspective in schools. Bishop and Glynn (1999) are consistent with…

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Taita Speedway

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A prizewinning Christchurch confectioner, Vintage Packaging, Vintage Labels, Vintage Ephemera, Vintage Typography, Typography Letters, Hand Lettering, Retro Graphic Design, Graphic Design Trends, Old Ads

A prizewinning Christchurch confectioner, 1880s

William Mouldey (Firm), W. Mouldey. Mixed lollies, confectionery of all descriptions, 1883-1890, One-colour (blue) relief print on flyer, 287 x 219 mm, Printed Ephemera Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library, Reference: Eph-B-CONFECTIONERY-1885-01 This proud arrangement of even more ornate typography and some illustrative elements, with its curving lines of lettering shows an advance in layout, and the influence of Victorian graphic style. Note the scalloped border, leaf decoration, and the…

This advertising card shows a taxi cab, and an inset portrait of G. Fernandos, the chauffeur. The car was specially constructed to meet the requirements of wedding parties, theatre parties, ball.

Taxis come to Wellington, circa 1909

Model of Zedel Car no. 90, the "Zedel" taxi cab, circa 1910, Photolithograph, Printed Ephemera Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library, Reference: Eph-B-MOTOR-VEHICLE-1910-01 An evocative advertisement from around 1909-10 with an art nouveau flavour explains the luxuries of the Zedel taxi cab. The driver, George Fernandos was likely from the Greek Fernandos family, Wellington fishmongers, and began work as a chauffeur in Wellington in 1909. The taxi-cab industry had barely begun late in that…

A Christchurch nursery, 1904 by National Library NZ Nairn Sons Ltd, Plant catalogue [cover], Lithograph.

A Christchurch nursery, 1904

Nairn & Sons Ltd, Plant catalogue [cover], 1904-05, `Lithograph, coloured 240 x 182 mm, Printed Ephemera Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library, Reference: Eph-A-HORTICULTURE-Nairn-1904-01-cover Somewhat reminiscent of William Morris foliage designs in its shallow depth of field, this 1904 sales catalogue cover attracts with its warm vibrant colour. At the lower right is an illustration of the seal showing that the nursery had a special Royal appointment. C M Banks, the printer of many…

C Christmas, Christchurch, New Zealand

D.I.C. at Christmas, 1901

Drapery and General Importing Company of New Zealand Ltd, Xmas and New Year gifts, 1901, Letterpress and Japanese woodblock print, on Japanese paper 203 x 290 mm, Printed Ephemera Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library, Reference: Eph-B-RETAIL-1901-01 About fifteen years later, this pamphlet reflects a trend for Japonaiserie at the time. It advertises goods for Christmas, some imported from America, Japan and the East, and is illustrated with Japanese woodcuts of fans, curtains, women in…

Theatre in Auckland, 1858 Vintage Labels, Vintage Posters, Media Communication, What Is Today, Vintage Type, Auckland, Letterpress, Theatre, Poster Prints

Theatre in Auckland, 1858

Theatre Royal (Auckland), Grand Juvenile night: "George Barnwell!, or The London Apprentice.", 1858, Letterpress, on poster 559 x 230 mm, Printed Ephemera Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library, Reference: Eph-D-DRAMA-1858-03 One of the collection’s early advertisements, this poster uses the common method of varying typefaces and exclamation marks to attract the eye. The double bill seems chosen for its sensationalism. It consisted of “George Barnwell”, one of the most popular plays of the…

C Smith Ltd, The magnet that draws the crowds. Letterpress 570 x 440 mm, Printed Ephemera Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library.

The picture that supports the text

C Smith Ltd, The magnet that draws the crowds. C. Smith's sale!, ca. 1906, Letterpress 570 x 440 mm, Printed Ephemera Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library, Reference: Eph-D-RETAIL-1906-01 This poster performs the very function that it describes so effectively. Note the red ink, and the pointing fingers, a printing type device common at the turn of the century. The poster advertises many clothing lines for ladies, but a small gents’ section includes listing of boaters, “boys’ odd knickers”…

Itinerant Exercises: 3 Ring Circus

A D Willis (Wanganui) :[Three labels - West Coast Meat & Produce Export Co Ltd (Patea).

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