Napier Carnival: very low train fares. January 21 - 29 1933

New Zealand Railways. Publicity Branch, Maker;  Stanley Davis, Artist; 

1933
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Maker and Role
New Zealand Railways. Publicity Branch, Maker
Stanley Davis, Artist
Production Date
1933
Description
Colour poster issued by Publicity Branch New Zealand Railways, printed by W.A.G. Skinner, Government Printer.

Poster advertising the 1933 Napier Carnival, held January 21st - 29th. Shows colour illustration of a woman in swimming togs inserted over an aerial illustration of Napier coast with crowds. The model for the figure is the wife of artist., Stanley Davis who was the Supervising Artist of the New Zealand Railways Outdoor Advertising Branch.

This poster was advertising the annual carnival two years after the 1931 Napier Earthquake, and advertises the town as an attractive seaside resort.
Physical Description
1 poster : colour illustration ; 57.5 x 89 cm
Media/Materials
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Current Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Accession No
ART-2019-20.18
Credit Line
New Zealand Railways. Publicity Branch et al. 1933. Napier Carnival: very low train fares. January 21 - 29 1933, ART-2019-20.18. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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