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88/394 Collection of buttons (5) and helmet badges (2) for Aboriginal Police and British Army, metal / brass, various maker, various locations, c. 1840-1874. Click to enlarge.

Collection of buttons and badges

Made
Buttons, (5), Badges (2), Aboriginal Police/British Army in NSW, England/Ireland, c. 1840-1874.

Summary

Object No.

88/394

Object Statement

Collection of buttons (5) and helmet badges (2) for Aboriginal Police and British Army, metal / brass, various maker, various locations, c. 1840-1874

Physical Description

Buttons, (5), Badges (2), Aboriginal Police/British Army in NSW, England/Ireland, c. 1840-1874.

Marks

see parts

Production

Made

History

Notes

With the exception of the aboriginal police button these objects were part of the L. Barton collection. The Aboriginal police button was part of the Sir John Ferguson collection. He was a High Court Judge and president of the Royal Australian Historical Society

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1988

Acquisition Date

23 May 1988

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Harvard

Collection of buttons and badges 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 31 January 2023, <https://ma.as/85029>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/85029 |title=Collection of buttons and badges |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=31 January 2023 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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