Music Score, 'Blue Smoke'; Karaitiana, Ruru; 1940; MT2012.169.1
Music Score, 'Blue Smoke'About this object
Music Score; 'Blue Smoke' [Kohu Auwahi] composed by Ruru Karaitiana, music by George Winchester. This piece of music is a N.Z. icon.
"We were on the troopship Aquitania in 1940 off the coast of Africa when a friend drew my attention to some passing smoke. He put the song in my lap," said Karaitiana.
processed materials, paperMeasurements
h 300mm x w 230mm
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.Object Type