Vintage sign of Maori girl beside thermal pool

1995.069

This a lighted sign with a Māori girl kneeling beside a thermal pool. Antique and vintage signs are highly sought after by collectors for their beauty, enduring historic value, and because they make great discussion pieces.  Used to advertise everything from soda to farm equipment to household appliances, key genres include wood, porcelain (aka enamel), tin, and neon.  This item was donated by H. Fitzwater in 1995.  If you know more information about this artefact that would be useful for our catalogue, contact the museum on 0800 111 323 or museum@stdc.govt.nz, Aotea Utanganui Museum of South Taranaki Heritage Collection, with reference to:  1995.069.1.

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