New Zealand Shipping Co. photographic advertisement; 1933; 05044


New Zealand Museum of the Everyday


New Zealand Shipping Co. photographic advertisement

About this object

Framed and glazed uncoloured paper photographic advertisement of the New Zealand Shipping Co. Displaying the ship the Rangitane, docked in the Panama Canal. The text is bold and in white with a black outline, with the slogan in black and slightly smaller. The advertisement has a white boarder, with the information of the company printed in black along the bottom edge. The back has a paper label with the history of the ship displayed on the front printed in black ink.

Date Made


Place Made

New Zealand

Medium and Materials


Inscription and Marks

“New Zealand Line FAST DIRECT SERVICE TO NEW ZEALAND via Panama Canal.” - printed along the top of the advertisement in bold white and black.
“'Rangitane' in Miraflores Lock, Panama Canal. THE NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING CO. Ltd., 138 LEADENHALL STREET, LONDON, E.C.3” - printed in white and black along the bottom of the advertisement


Frame: 225mm (H) x 170mm (W) x 10mm (D)

Credit Line

Collection of the New Zealand Museum of the Everyday

Object Type

advertising posters

Object number


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