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Badge [Otago and Southlad Women's Patriotic Association]; Moller; c1919; CT78.850j

Badge [Otago and Southlad Women's Patriotic Association]; Moller; c1919; CT78.850j
Name/Title
Badge [Otago and Southlad Women's Patriotic Association]
About this object
Badge; a brass and enamel badge for the Otago and Southland Women's Patriotic Society. The badge features a central blue enamel shield with the intertwined letters: "OSW", with fern leaves on either side, topped with the British crown.

Engraved on the reverse: "Presented by Lady Liverpool for the Returned Soldiers Association to Laura M Hayward, Vice President, August 1914 to June 1919".

Maker
Moller
Maker Role
Maker
Date Made
c1919
Place Made
[?]
Medium and Materials
processed material, metal, alloy, copper alloy, brass
Inscription and Marks
Engraved: "PRESENTED BY / LADY LIVERPOOL / FOR / RETURNED SOLDIERS ASS. / TO / LAURA M HAYWARD / VICE PRESIDENT / AUG 1914 TO JUNE 1919"
Measurements
h 5mm x l 37mm x w 40mm
Small

Subject and Association Keywords
military science, war
modern history, 20th century, World War I (1914-1918)
Credit Line
From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".
Object Type
personal effect
Object number
CT78.850j
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