Title / object name
Ceramic plaque (portrait of Queen Elizabeth II)
|Maker ||Role ||Date |
|RH & SL Plant Limited ||ceramicist ||1953 |
glazed ceramic with gilt edgingMaterials
ceramic glaze, bone china
|Overall ||92 (Height) x 75 (Width) x 35 (Depth) mm|
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The plaque was originally made to commemorate Queen Elizabeth'scoronation in June 1953.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'.