Certificate of achievement [Isaac Dryden]; Federation of New Zealand Justices' A...


Certificate of achievement [Isaac Dryden]

About this object

Certificate of achievement; awarded to Isaac Gordon Dryden by the Federation of New Zealand Justices' Associations, on his appointment to Justice of the Peace, 1960. The certificate is printed with elaborate border decorations including the personification of Justice, blindfolded and holding a set of scales; several scenes of Maori life; Maori carvings; the New Zealand coat-of-arms and a kiwi.


Federation of New Zealand Justices' Associations Incorporated

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Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, North Island, Wellington

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper; processed material, glass; organic, vegetal, wood.

Inscription and Marks

Text reads: 'Established 1927 / The Federation of / New Zealand Justices' Associations / (incorporated) / This is to certify that / Isaac Gordon Dryden / was duly appointed a Justice of / the Peace for the Dominion of New Zealand / on the 3rd day of December 1960 / [signature] President. / [signature] Hon. Registrar'.


h 370mm x l 445mm x w 15mm

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

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