Equatorial passport [for Leslie Birch]

Unknown, Maker

08 Jan 1940
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Maker and Role
Unknown, Maker
Production Date
08 Jan 1940
Certificate given to Birch when he crossed the equator on the Auckland Star ship on the 8th of January 1940. The certificate is illustrated with an image of King Neptune surrounded by sea life. It is blue and silver. This ship was operated by Union Cold Storage Company Limited (Blue Star managers). Verso of certificate features signatures and a well-wisher's note.
Physical Description
1 leaf : illustrations (colour) ; 36 x 25.5 cm
Accession No
Credit Line
Unknown. 08 Jan 1940. Equatorial passport [for Leslie Birch], 04/001/069. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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