Story: Advertising

Tram advertisements (2nd of 4)

Tram advertisements

Another place advertisements were found was inside trams, where advertisers had a captive audience. Local businesses found this a good place to advertise because they could appeal to passengers on a particular line. This is a Christchurch tram, probably on the Papanui line, in the 1920s.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, The Press (Christchurch) Collection (PAColl-3031)
Reference: 1/2-040468; G

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Jock Phillips, 'Advertising - Radio and other advertising methods', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 June 2022)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 11 Mar 2010