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Horse Brass - George V, 1911 Object Reg. No: ST 034408

Summary:
Horse brass commemorating the coronation of George V in 1911. Heads of King George V and Queen Mary in centre. Marked "God save the King and Queen crowned 1911". Crenate edge. Type: cast brass. Date: 1911.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr W. Haysom, 1982
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: amulets, animals, cultural beliefs, folklore, harnesses, heraldry, horse brasses, rituals, souvenirs, symbols
Themes this item is part of: HRH King George V (1865-1936), Cultural Diversity Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, HM Queen Mary (1867-1953)
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Animal Husbandry
Tertiary Classification: horses
Date Made: England, Great Britain, 1911
Person Depicted: HM Queen Mary, England, Great Britain, 1911
Person Depicted: HM King George V, England, Great Britain, 1911
References: http://www.horsebrassera.co.uk/history.htm, viewed, 23.05.2008 LDH
http://www.nationalhorsebrasssociety.org.uk/Contents/Text/Index.asp?SiteId=903&;SiteExtra=12607593&TopNavId=31&NavSideId=12554, viewed, 23.05.2008 LDH
"COLLECTIONS - Strange Amulets for Horses", http://nmz.ponyclubvic.org.au/site/ponyclub/nmz/downloads/kcertstuff/issue9-april05.pdf, viewed, 23.05.2008 LDH
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horse_brass, viewed, 23.05.2008 LDH
http://antiquehorse.com/newbookspage2.html, viewed, 23.05.2008 LDH
http://www.antiquehorse.com/antiquehorsepage3.html, viewed, 23.05.2008 LDH
http://www.darwincountry.org/explore/000934.html, viewed, 23.05.2008 LDH
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Alain Gheerbrant, Jean Chevalier, The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols, Penguin Books Australia Ltd., Melbourne, 1994, 1994
  2. [Digital Medium] Horsebrass Era. 2007. Illustrated Guide to Horse Brasses., 2007

Comments

shai blac Posted on 13 Feb 2013 11:17 AM
I have bought a horse brass with a 1911 king george v emblem have had it for many years would love to donatd it to the meseum

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