Object: Ceramic plaque (portrait of Queen Elizabeth II)
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|Title||Ceramic plaque (portrait of Queen Elizabeth II)|
RH & SL Plant Limited (ceramicist), 1953, England
|Medium summary||glazed ceramic with gilt edging|
|Materials||ceramic glaze, bone china|
x 75mm (Width)
x 35mm (Depth)
|Credit line||Purchased 2011|
This is a souvenir of Queen Elizabeth II's tour of New Zealand and Australia,1953-54.
The plaque was originally made to commemorate Queen Elizabeth'scoronation in June 1953. It was later transformed into a souvenir for the tour by printing commemorative text on the back: 'ER In commemoration of the royal tour of Australia and New Zealand 1953-54'.
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