photographic print(black and white)
- Museum number
- Series: J M Booth
Photograph (black and white); portrait of two White men wearing suits seated at a table, inside a room on the M V Tuscan Star, they are playing chess; plants are in the background; New Zealand.
Gelatin silver print
- Production date
Height: 8.20 centimetres
Width: 12.30 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Related information: This photograph was found in a cigarette tin, which was placed in a larger box with other cigarette tins and photograph sleeves. The other cigarette tins and photograph sleeves contain photographs from Asia, Africa and Europe.
The cigarette tin contains the following information:
the front reads, 'CORK TIPPED TRADE MARK VIRGINIA CIGARETTES'.
the side of the tin reads, '50 CRAVEN A CORK - TIPPED MADE BY CARRERAS LTD, (EST 1788) LONDON, ENGLAND.' and has 'N.Z. The Bluff. M.V. Tuscan Star.' written onto a label.
the inside of the tin reads, 'Made specially to prevent sore throats. CRAVEN "A" CORK-TIPPED VIRGINIA Are made from the finest imported matured Virginia Tobacco guaranteed pure and absolutely free from adulteration of any kind MADE BY CARRERAS LIMITED, ARCADIA WORKS, LONDON, NW.1 ENGLANDS LARGEST INDEPENDENT HIGH-CLASS CIGARETTE MANUFACTURERS
This particular photograph was found in a black sleeve inside the cigarette tin, with the information 'M.V. Tuscan Star Priestly & Dr Butterfield'
Related image: this image can also be found in Oc,B137.393
- Not on display
- Acquisition notes
- This box is part of a collection from Oceania, the Americas, Europe and Asia by Booth, consisting of 6 albums, three in Oceania and three in Asia, and a number of loose prints, likewise, from both Oceania, the Americas, Europe and Asia
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 5
Miscellaneous number: 8
Miscellaneous number: f6