Kōrero: Shops

Window display

Window display

The window display of Christchurch booksellers Whitcombe and Tombs in 1912 featured this range of playing cards. Clever displays encouraged customers to gaze in the window – a crucial first step in luring them through the door.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Steffano Webb Collection (PAColl-3061)
Reference: 1/1-003979; G
Photograph by Steffano Francis Webb

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Shops - Chain stores', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/21205/window-display (accessed 23 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010, updated 16 Sep 2016