Mat, Place

Production date
Circa 1960s
A hand made wooden disc which features photographs of New Plymouth landmarks and a City of New Plymouth crest printed on paper and stuck to it.
" CITY OF NEW PLYMOUTH " is written in the white border of the crest and red scroll at the bottom of it reads " MAURI MAHI MAURI ORA ". The five photographs feature The Taranaki Museum and New Plymouth Public Library and Richmond Cottage, a view of Paritutu with the Fitzroy Motor Camp in the foreground, the Bowl of Brooklands, Mount Taranaki / Egmont and Poet's Bridge at Pukekura Park with Mount Taranaki / Egmont in the background. Each photograph is separated by a thin white strip of card.
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Production date
Circa 1960s
Credit line
This is thought to be a template for a place mat or souvenir plaque promoting New Plymouth.
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