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Red money envelope

 

Height: 105.000 mm
Width: 75.000 mm

Gift of Philip Attwood

CM 1998-2-11-1

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    Red money envelope

    Given out at the Long Yang Club, London, 1 February AD 1998

    Happiness and prosperity

    On this envelope is a cartoon figure of a young man in traditional Chinese robes holding a banner. The inscription on the banner conveys his wish for 'Happiness and Prosperity'. The envelope, originally containing a 20 pence coin, was one of many given out to guests at the Long Yang Club, London, at Chinese New Year in 1998.

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