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James Rodger & Co (Firm) :The Bank of Prosperity. Good fortune and good cheer throughout the coming year. [Draft novelty Christmas and New Year gift cheque / printed by] James Rodger & Co. Christchurch. 191[0s].

Reference Number: Eph-A-CARDS-New-Year-1910s-01-1

A novelty cheque "issued" by the "Bank of Prosperity", and issued to the value of "three hundred and sixty-five days of Unbroken Prosperity together with health and happiness. Stamp in the lower right corner identifies this as Specimen series A. At the left there is a inset New Zealand scene of a lake framed by cabbage tree and flax. A female figure holding a cornucopia stands at the top centre of the cheque, which is numbered No 5490. There is a border of holly leaves and berries.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Chromolithographs, Greeting cards and Ephemera, related to Borders, Ornamental (Decorative arts), Holly, New Year cards 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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