Glass flagon, Star Hotel; OHS OJ011

Name/Title

Glass flagon, Star Hotel

Medium and Materials

Glass and metal

Inscription and Marks

“Lion Ale: Star hotel, Otahuhu, Charlie Nick’s, popular hotel”.

Measurements

230mm h x 130mm w

Subject and Association Keywords

business

Subject and Association Keywords

Hotels

Subject and Association Keywords

Licensed premises

Subject and Association Keywords

Alcohol

Subject and Association Description

The original Star Hotel was in operation from 1864 and was a major staging point for coach journeys between Auckland and Waikato. The two-level boarding house was the original hotel and is the oldest part of the property. This flagon dates from a much later time period, Charlie Nicholson (Charlie Nick) was well known local identity and was known to have been the proprietor in 1950.

Object number

OHS OJ011

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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