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Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants of New Zealand :This is to certify that [W C Chambers] was admitted a member of the [Otago] Branch of the Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants of New Zealand on the [23rd] day of [December 1889. Signed M J Mack]

Reference Number: Eph-D-RAIL-1910-01

A brightly-coloured certificate showing at the top three seated female allegorical figures of Wisdom, Justice and Truth. The whole certificate is bordered in an architectural arch of green marble background with gold highlights, and there are inset scenes of steam trains, railway workshops, a stationmaster, signalman and clerks. In the centre is the logo of a handshake and the motto "All men are brothers".

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1 image, categorised under Chromolithographs, Certificates and Ephemera, related to W C Chambers, Matthew Joseph Mack, Christchurch Press Company Ltd, Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants, Wisdom, Handshaking, Justice, Railways - Employees and Locomotives.

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Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants of New Zealand :This is to certify that [W C Chambers] was admitted a member of the [Otago] Branch of the Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants of New Zealand on the [23rd] day of [December 1889. Signed M J Mack], Reference Number Eph-D-RAIL-1910-01 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Coloured lithograph, 545 x 440 mm.. Vertical imageEphemera

Historical Notes: M J Mack who has signed the certificate as general secretary, did not take up this position until 1908 and continued in it until 1926. Therefore, although the poster records Chambers' membership beginning in 1889, the certificate must date sometime in the period 1908-1926.

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Other copies available: Scanned from original. File print in Ephemera Room

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