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Badge - Commemorative, Australian Hibernian Society, Australia, 1914 Reg. No: NU 45678
- Commemorative Badge issued by the Australian Hibernian Society in 1914. It was manufactured by Stokes & Sons, Melbourne. The Hibernian Australian Catholic Benefit Society was a church-based support network. It was founded in 1868 by a group of Irish immigrants.
- A harp shaped gilt and green enamel badge with button hole lug on back. The obverse depicts an Irish harp, around on green background, A NATION ONCE AGAIN 1914. The reverse is stamped with the makers name, STOKES & SONS / MELB.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Harold Mower, 1991
|Dimensions:||24 mm (Height), 18 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||badges, irish communities, irish immigration|
|Themes this item is part of:||Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales, Migration Collection, Hibernian Australian Catholic Benefit Society|
|Secondary Classification:||Community Activity|
|Obverse Description:||An Irish harp, around on green background, A NATION ONCE AGAIN 1914.|
|Reverse Description:||The reverse is stamped with the makers name, STOKES & SONS / MELB.|
|Inscriptions:||A NATION ONCE AGAIN 1914
STOKES & SONS MELB.
|Material:||Gilt and enamel|
|Issued By:||Hibernian Australasian Catholic Benefit Society, Australia, 1914|
|Manufacturer:||Stokes & Sons Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1914|
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