Book: TSS Earnslaw - Celebrating 100 Years – 1912-2012

Price: $59.95
Shipping: $7.50 (Standard Post within NZ), $15 (by Air Mail to Australia), $30 (by Mail to the rest of the world)

Real Journeys has marked the vintage steamer’s 100th birthday by commissioning the quality publication -TSS Earnslaw - Celebrating 100 Years1912-2012 - a comprehensive 100-page record of the steamship’s century of service on Lake Wakatipu and the people whose lives have been entwined with her.

The book features exceptional historic images drawn from museum archives and private collections as well as contemporary photographs from Wellington photographer Alan Knowles.

Author Jenny McLeod is a Queenstown writer and Scott Conway of Feast Creative Queenstown conceived the book’s innovative design, which has created a timeless publication highlighting the steamer’s first 100 years on Lake Wakatipu.

TSS Earnslaw Centenary Book Cover
23 September 2012

TSS Earnslaw Centenary Limited Edition Prints (1-100)

Price: $1000 (unframed), $1600 (framed)
Shipping: By arrangement

The TSS Earnslaw Centenary Limited Edition prints – featuring the steamship in 1912 – are individually numbered and signed by Queenstown artist Spike Wademan.

The painting, which has also been reproduced in the centennial publication TSS Earnslaw –Celebrating 100 Years -1912-2012, depicts the Lady of the Lake in her original livery on Lake Wakatipu in 1912.

Backdropped by Queenstown Bay and the Remarkables Mountain range, the painting also includes the Mountaineer and the Ben Lomond, which were both still in commission at the time of the TSS Earnslaw’s inaugural passenger sailing on October 18 1912.

The painting was completed by Spike Wademan in 2012 and has been the prime image used to promote the TSS Earnslaw Centenary Celebrations.


TSS Earnslaw Centenary Painting
23 September 2012

TSS Earnslaw Centenary Print with frame
24 September 2012

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Other royalty to travel on board have been the King and Queen of Belgium, the Prince of Thailand, the Emperor and Empress of Japan.

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