Hum­ble; the life of 100 small ob­jects

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To 17 Novem­ber, Turn­bull Gallery, Na­tional Li­brary of New Zealand, Welling­ton Drawn from the Alexan­der Turn­bull Li­brary’s Ephe­mera Col­lec­tion of past pub­lished ma­te­ri­als, in­clud­ing the­atre and opera pro­grammes, tourism posters, food and drink lo­gos, lug­gage la­bels, greet­ing cards and po­lit­i­cal pam­phlets from the 1840s to the present day, Hum­ble of­fers a de­light­ful glimpse into Aotearoa’s so­cial and po­lit­i­cal land­scape. Among the gems is a Taranaki Book Club card from 1858, a ticket is­sued in 1864 for the toll road at Kai-Wara-Wara (Kai­wharawhara), Welling­ton, ac­tivist badges from the 1970s and a busi­ness card from “Win” Peters cam­paign­ing in 1975.

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