Commemorative plate, Australian Bicentenary

Object Type
Domestic items/Crockery/Plate
Date Used
1988
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Object Detail


Brief Description
Round pewter plate with raised rim with text around the rim reading "Australian Bicentenary / 1788-1988". In the centre of the plate is a raised design featuring the Australian coat of arms, with more text engraved around it under the title AUSTRALIA'S HISTORICAL MILESTONES. Text is important dates in Australian history, including the Olympics in 1956. The back is stamped with various symbols, including the Australian Britannica symbol and a maker's mark reading KIRK PEWTER.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 256 W: 256 D: 14mm (H: 10 1/16 W: 10 1/16 D: 9/16")
Media/Materials
Associated Event
Date Used
1988
Location
In storage
Registration No
M8012.1

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