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Object Name:
Jigsaw
Object ID:
2015.269.001
Date:
circa1970s
Description:
Jigsaw Puzzle that was sold in souvenir shops for tourists. It has a variety of postage stamps from New Zealand that depict, flora, fauna, landmarks, famous people, historical and cultural events. On the outside edge of the postage stamps and part of the jigsaw puzzle there are Maori patterns and carvings.

In the middle part of the jigsaw it has "TASMAN SEA, PACIFIC OCEAN, NEW ZEALAND POSTAGE STAMPS". There is an outline of New Zealand which lists various areas from "KAITAIA" in the North Island to "BLUFF" in the South Island. The puzzle also includes a Maori warrior holding a taiaha and a Maori woman holding a set of Poi, both wearing traditional Maori costume.

Title:
New Zealand Postage Stamp Souvenir Jigsaw
Dimensions:
W—29.3 L—38 cm
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