Envelope, Hawke's Bay Centenary Official Souvenir

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Envelope, Hawke's Bay Centenary Official Souvenir
An envelope with a colour drawing of a Hawke's Bay coastline landscape. Framing the top of the landscape is a bust of William Colenso as an elderly man. Down the left margin is a pou with a standing figure holding a taiaha and wearing a cloak. There is an 8d Hawke's Bay Centennial stamp, with an image of a man shearing a sheep, adhered to the top right corner.
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Envelope printed in colour, handwritten in blue and black ink, that has been opened by cutting across the top edge
Length x Width: 88 x 151mm
MRS. D.M. SIMCOX / BELL ST. / OTAKI., Inscription, Handwritten
WAIPUKURAU / N.Z., Stamp, Stamped
NEW ZEALAND / 8d / (image of man shearing sheep) / 1858 HAWKES BAY 1958 / CENTENNIAL, Stamp, Printed
Gail. / This may be of some / interest to you. / Heath Simcox. / (W.M. Simcox, / Grandson of W. Colenso)., Inscription, Handwritten
OFFICIAL / SOUVENIR / COVER / WILLIAM COLENSO, 1811-1899 / 1858 . HAWKE'S BAY CENTENARY . 1958, Decorative, Printed
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gifted by Heath Simcox
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m2000/13/1, 66310


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