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Gear Meat Company :The Gear Meat Preserving and Freezing Company New Zealand Limited. Roast mutton. [1880-1890s].

Reference Number: Eph-F-MEAT-Gear-014-2

Shows an arrangement of various texts and letterings, with a crest of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh, and the words "Contractors to the Admiralty". There is also a logo for the Sydney International Exhibition in 1879, and the Melbourne International Exhibition of 1880, at which Gear Meat won prizes. There are instructions to cool the can thoroughly before opening, and to slice the meat with a sharp knife.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Chromolithographs, Ephemera, Packaging and Advertising, related to N.S.W.) International Exhibition (1879 ; Sydney, Melbourne International Exhibition (1880-1881), Gear Meat Preserving and Freezing Company of New Zealand, Wellington City, Meat industry and trade - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Labels, Exhibitions - Australia, Trademarks, Borders, Ornamental (Decorative arts) and Mutton.

Part of:
Gear Meat Company :Scrapbook of labels. 1890s-1920s]., Reference Number Eph-F-MEAT-Gear (35 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s)Chromolithograph, label for tin, 132 x 201 mm.. Horizontal imageEphemera

Historical Notes: Dated by labels reporting prizes in 1879 and 1880.

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copy where possible.

Other copies available: Colour transparency available in Ephemera Room.

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