Sign [Tahatika-Owaka Valley Schools Reunion]; [?]; 1940; CT78-372

Name/Title

Sign [Tahatika-Owaka Valley Schools Reunion]

About this object

Sign; a hand-painted sign for a reunion of Tahatika-Owaka Valley Schools. The text, painted in black reads: '1880-1940 / Tahatika-Owaka Valley Schools Re-Union / January 27, 28 and 29, 1940 / You may have gone in a dray / We hope you return in an automobile / But if you have to walk / Come! and meet OLD FRIENDS'. Beneath the text is a painted image of a horse and cart and a car, on the road outside the school, with hills in the background.

Maker

[?]

Date Made

1940

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, The Catlins

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper, cardboard.

Inscription and Marks

Painted: '1880-1940 / Tahatika-Owaka Valley Schools Re-Union / January 27, 28 and 29, 1940 / You may have gone in a dray / We hope you return in an automobile / But if you have to walk / Come! and meet OLD FRIENDS'

Measurements

h 282mm x l 433mm
Medium

Subject and Association Keywords

education, social aspects of education, community and the school, schools as community centres

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

sign

Object number

CT78-372

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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