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Wood, Lawson, 1878-1957 :Big Tree for big mileage. "Your name and address, please". A S Paterson & Co. Ltd [Postcard. ca 1925-1930].

Reference Number: Eph-A-PETROL-1930-01

Postcard advertising Big Tree motor oil; it shows a reproduction of a humorous painting by British artist Lawson Wood, featuring a policeman with jotter pad, standing beside a wrecked car in a country ditch. The driver peers from near the dashboard.

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1 image, categorised under Ephemera, Photolithographs, Postcards and Advertising, related to Lawson Wood, A S Paterson and Company Ltd, Big Tree (Brand name), Traffic accidents and Motor fuels.

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Wood, Lawson, 1878-1957 :Big Tree for big mileage. "Your name and address, please". A S Paterson & Co. Ltd [Postcard. ca 1925-1930]., Reference Number Eph-A-PETROL-1930-01 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s)Offset print on card, 88 x 138 mm.. Horizontal imageEphemera

Historical Notes: Dated ca 1925-1930, because of estimated date of A S Paterson Ltd's booklet, ""Care will save your car". This card is dated 1920s by William Main in his 'Wish you were here; the story of New Zealand postcards' (Nelson: NZ Postcard Society, 2005), page 14.

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