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Artist unknown :The armorial bearings of the Dominion of New Zealand. Authorized by Royal Warrant, dated 26th August 1911.

Reference Number: A-052-002

A central shield, with three ships in its centre, the four stars of the Southern Cross and a sheaf of wheat on its left, a sheep's carcass and a crossed mallet and hammer on its right. Above the shield is the British lion holding the Union Jack. To the left is the figure of a woman, holding the New Zealand flag, to the right, the figure of a Maori man in piupiu and woven cloak, holding a taiaha. There are flourishes below, with the word "Onward" on a scroll, and the inscription below that, signed by G. Ambrose, Secretary, York Herald.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Photolithographs, related to Zealandia (Symbolic figure), Southern Cross (Constellation), New Zealand, Heraldry - New Zealand, Lions, Signs and symbols, Flags - Great Britain, Wheat, Women, Flags - New Zealand, Men, Maori and Sheep.

Part of:
Artist unknown :The armorial bearings of the Dominion of New Zealand. Authorized by Royal Warrant, dated 26th August 1911., Reference Number A-052-002 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s)Photolithograph, coloured, 266 x 202 mm. Square imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: Photographs are of the Te Papa original not of the copy in ATL

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