Bag

Production date
1959
Description
A souvenir bag for the British Lions rugby tour of New Zealand in 1959. One side of the bag features the crest of the British Lions team. "SOUVENIR BAG / The 1959 / LIONS TOUR / IN NEW ZEALAND " is written in white below the crest. Two white panels near either end feature reproductions of the players' signatures. The other side of the bag features a tour itinerary and the scores from each fixture. The scores for the last two fixtures have been left blank but " 9-6 " has been scratched in by hand next to the " Fourth Test ". The results from the 1930 and 1950 tours are also attached to this itinerary. The bag can be closed using a zip and has two handles at the top. There are four metal feet on the base.
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Production date
1959
Credit line
This bag was sold as a souvenir of the British Lions rugby tour of New Zealand in 1959.
Accession number
PA2007.130
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