• 50 / Fifty: 50 Years of Aratoi

    50 / Fifty: 50 Years of Aratoi
    Unity Wellington Stock : 3
    ISBN: 9780473495602
    Title: 50 / Fifty: 50 Years of Aratoi
    Author: WEVERS LYDIA (ED)

    The book features taonga in the Aratoi collection, with beautiful photographs and captivating stories of Wairarapa and beyond – a pair of huia (with the last reported sighting in the local Tararuas); tiki of bone, pounamu and also of celluloid and paua; a mah-jong set made with scrap wood and plastic from toothbrushes – among other materials – by Japanese prisoners of war in Featherston; Poem by Colin McCahon; wood engraving by E. Mervyn Taylor whose murals are a part of Masterton’s heritage, 17th century ceramics from Turkey; and a range of fine work by Wairarapa, national and international artists, colonial, modern and contemporary.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $60.00
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