[Auckland tramway cricket player presents a Maori carved cigarette box]

Maker and role
Unknown Photographer
Production date
Feb 1948
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Object detail

Accession number
Photograph of Jack Garrett and other Auckland tramway cricket players and officials presenting a Maori carved cigarette box to Mr and Mrs Tom Russell, who offered the players morning tea while they were in Wellington. The box was carved by ex-colleague George Smith on the train down to Wellington from Auckland. The team were travelling to Christchurch for the Laughlan Cup competition.
"Presentation of cig. box carved on tram journey to Wellington by one of our party. We had morning tea at this house while passing through Wellington. Mr & Mrs Tom Russell." -caption on verso. Hand-written
Physical description
1 photograph : black and white ; 8 x 13 cm
Credit Line
Unknown Photographer. Feb 1948. [Auckland tramway cricket player presents a Maori carved cigarette box], 14-0836. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
Production place
Wellington City
Wellington District
New Zealand
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