Bag, mail; CT91.1780

Name/Title

Bag, mail

About this object

Mail bag; a small, black leather pouch attached to a belt of the same material. This was used for carrying telegrams for delivery. The bag currently contains an Inland Telegram Form and telegram advice card.

Medium and Materials

processed material, leather
processed material, metal
processed material, paper

Measurements

h 130mm x l 430mm x w 70mm (approximately)
Medium

Subject and Association Keywords

social science, transportation and communications, postal service

Subject and Association Keywords

social science, transportation and communications, telecommunication industry. telegraph

Credit Line

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

Object Type

equipment

Object number

CT91.1780

Copyright Licence  

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