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  • Title
    [Plaque] presented 1945 by Beaufort Burdekin, in memory of his grandparents after whom the explorer Leichhardt named the river on it's discovery, 2nd April 1845 / [made by W. J. Sanders]
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  • Call number
    R 865/16
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  • Physical Description
    Objects - on wooden mount 28.5 x 32 cm. - 1 sterling silver memorial plaque
  • Scope and Content
    Plaque features the sea horse and anchor from the Burdekin family crest, and the name of the ship "S.S. River Burdekin"
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • General note

    Titled from inscription

    Beaufort Burdekin's crest can also be seen at
    PXE 1110/Box 2/52-53

    This collection includes pictorial material at Pic.Acc.1091

    Forms part of MLMSS 147
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    "W.J.S." (maker) and "325", elephant's head (mark), "STG." stamped at lower edge
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