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Shaw Savill Line postcard depicting the United Tribes Ensign, [19--]

Reference Number: 82-419-01

Postcard depicting the ceremony choosing the "first National Flag of New Zealand, by the Maori chiefs". The illustration includes James Busby, Maori chiefs and dignitaries. In the background is the ship `HMS Alligator'. Caption also notes that "This flag was adopted by Shaw Savill & Company as its House Flag in 1858 it having ceased to be the National Flag when New Zealand came under British sovereignty".

Key terms:
1 image, related to James Busby, Confederation of Chiefs of the United Tribes of New Zealand, Shaw Savill Company, Alligator HMS (Ship), Flags - New Zealand and Maori - Flags.

Part of:
Falkner, Nancy Gaynor, 1930- : New Zealand flags and coats of arms, Reference Number 82-419 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 postcardprinted colour postcard 128 x 84mm. Manuscript

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

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