King, Marcus, 1891-1983 :Winter sports at Tongariro National Park New Zealand [ca 1960] - Alexander Turnbull Library

King, Marcus, 1891-1983 :Winter sports at Tongariro National Park New Zealand [ca 1960]

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By: King, Marcus, 1891-1983; New Zealand. Tourism Department

Date: 1959 - 1960

Description: Shows airborne skier in right profile, above foreground slope. In right distance is the Ruapehu skifield and Mount Ngauruhoe steaming in the background. Previously thought to be dated in the 1930s. Revised date based on "Selling the dream; the art of early New Zealand tourism" eds Peter Alsop, Gary Stewart, Dave Bamford (2012); it is reproduced on page 282, with date suggested on page 392. Inscriptions: Recto - bottom right - MARCUS KING Quantity: 1 colour art print(s). Physical Description: Screen print, 765 x 510 mm.

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Subject: Mountains, New Zealand, Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Skis and skiing, Volcanoes, Tourism, Tongariro National Park, Mount Ngauruhoe