New Zealand Company emigration : the court of directors of the New Zealand Company are prepared to assist in emigration to their settlements in New Zealand : agricultural mechanics, farm laborers and domestic servants of good character who will asisst themselves by defraying a portion of the cost of their passage...by the ship Ajax appointed to sail...4 Septmebr next...24th July 1848

Maker and role
Corporate Author: New Zealand Company
Printer: Alfred Eccles
Production date
Circa 1848
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Object Detail


Production place
London/England
Description
The poster advertises assisted passage for skilled workers to emigrate to New Zealand aboard the ship, Ajax.

'NEW ZEALAND COMPANY, EMIGRATION. THE COURT OF DIRECTORS OF THE NEW ZEALAND COMPANY Are prepared to assist in emigration to their settlements in New Zealand, AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS, FARM LABORERS AND DOMESTIC SERVANTS of good character, who will assist themselves by defraying a portion of the cost of their passage. The Directors will receive Applications accordingly, until WEDNESDAY, the 9th AUGUST, From persons of the above description, desirous of proceeding on these terms by the Ship AJAX Appointed to sail from the London Docks on Monday, the 4th September next.Further Particulars and Forms of Application may be obtained at New Zealand House, By Order of the Court, Thomas Cudbert Harington.
New Zealand House, 9, Broad Street Buildings, London, 28th July, 1848.
A. ECCLES, Printer, 101, Fenchurch Street, London.'
Object type
Media/materials description
Rectangular poster on yellow sheet of paper, in black ink.
Media and materials
Measurements
1 poster : black & yellow ; 56 x 80cm
Measurements
0 - Whole = Height x Width (mm) = 56 x 80mm
Subjects
Emigration and immigration
Ships and shipping - History
Other reference numbers
Poster folder 17; RA2010.15.1
Credit line
New Zealand Company emigration [poster]. [1848?]. London: A. Eccles (printer). Nelson Provincial Museum: RA2010.15.1.

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