First Scottish colony for New Zealand. That fine teak-built fast sailing ship Bengal Merchant ... will positively sail from Port-Glasgow for New Zealand ... on Friday, Oct. 25, 1839. [Reprinted] Copyright People's Palace Museum, Glasgow Green [ca 1981].
Arrangement of text, with picture of sailing ship in centre. Mentions that single women going out as servants to cabin passengers, or in charge of married emigrants, will receive a free passage. Signed John Crawford, 24 Queen Street, New Zealand Land Co.'s Office, Glasgow 5th Oct. 1839.
Two copies held.
Inscriptions: Recto - beneath image - Printed by Ken Lyon Limited, 24A Robertson Street, Glasgow G2 8DU.
Quantity: 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s).
Physical Description: Photolithograph 500 x 303 mm.
Provenance: Donated by Glasgow Museums & Art Galleries in 1982.
Alternative form available: Scanned from original.
Access restrictions: Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format: 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s), Ephemera, Letterpress works, Advertisements, Posters, Photolithograph 500 x 303 mm., Orientation: Vertical imageSee original record
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