Tumbler, small: from Union Steam Ship Company vessel AWATEA

Maker
Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand
Production date
Unknown
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Object detail

Description
Small crystal tumbler. Striated, with an etched USSCo logo on the side.
Part of a set of ten crystal glassware items that were removed from AWATEA (1936) a Union SS Co of New Zealand Ltd vessel, prior to her departure for the war when a trans-Tasman steam ocean liner operating between Wellington, Auckland and Sydney, before being used as a troop ship in World War Two. Awatea is a Māori word meaning "eye of the dawn".
Accession number
1987.177.8
Museum System ID
46495
Collection type
Collection
Crawford-Smith
Classification
Maker and role
Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand: Owner
Media/Materials
Crystal: 0 - Whole
Measurement details
3D objects (HxWxD): H 95 x W 60 x D 60mm: 0 - Whole
Subject event
On display?
Not on display

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