Proclamation: New Plymouth 1860

Proclamation: New Plymouth 1860

Print Code: 9623

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Historical NZ Letterpress Poster

Print size in millimetres: 330 x 395

Letterpress poster which reads: “Proclamation: The inhabitants will in future be required to have a candle or lamp at their front windows at night ready to light in case of alarm, and are desired to secure their doors and lower windows. The Police to see to this. C. E. Gold, Colonel Commanding the Forces, New Zealand. New Plymouth, 20th April, 1860.” Features the British royal coat of arms as this was issued before New Zealand became an independant dominion. This poster has been re-printed on a vintage letterpress printing press.

Like this old NZ letterpress print? “Proclamation: New Plymouth 1860” issued by C E Gold features in the Letterpress Prints collection at New Zealand Fine Prints.