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James Rodger & Co (Firm) :The Consolidated Bank of Success. May courage and good health your course keep clear, and fortune favour you through all the year. [Draft novelty Christmas and New Year gift cheque / printed by] James Rodger & Co. Christchurch. 1

Reference Number: Eph-A-CARDS-New-Year-1910s-01-2

A novelty cheque "issued" by the "Consolidated Bank of Success" and issued to the value of "three hundred and sixty-five days of Prosperity, good luck and happiness". Stamp in the lower right corner identifies this as Specimen series B. At the left there is a inset New Zealand scene of a bridge and road to a mountain, topped with a Maori tiki motif. At the top, Zealandia with the New Zealand flag, and a Maori warrior with a long spear, both flank the New Zealand coat of arms. There is a border of good luck slogans.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Chromolithographs, Greeting cards and Ephemera, related to Zealandia (Symbolic figure), Devices (Heraldry), Borders, Ornamental (Decorative arts), Hei Tiki, New Year cards, Maori - Warriors and New Year.

Part of:
James Rodger & Co (Firm) :[Two draft novelty Christmas and New Year gift cheques / printed by] James Rodger & Co. Christchurch. 191[0s]., Reference Number Eph-A-CARDS-New-Year-1910s-01 (2 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Coloured lithograph, with perforated left edge, 120 x 233 mm.. Horizontal imageEphemera

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Other copies available: File print and colour transparency in Ephemera Room

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