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  • Title
    Naval coat or sash badge, belonging to Matthew Flinders
  • Call number
    SAFE/R 146
  • Level of description
  • Date

    ca. 1812
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Issue Copy
  • Physical Description
    Objects - 8 x 6.5 cm - 1 brass oval badge, slightly doomed with a relief design of anchor and cable, surmounted by crown
  • Source
    Presented by Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie, 1922
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Created before 1955
  • General note

    This coat or sash badge appears to date from after 1812, when the Royal Navy introduced a new button design, which incorporated a crown above the traditional cable and anchor : see Dudley Jarrett "British Naval Dress" 1960, p. 65
    Digital order no:Album ID : 825778
  • Topic
  • Exhibited in
    Matthew Flinders : The Ultimate Voyage
    Landmarks: People and Places across Australia

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