Badge, commemorative; Schwabs & Co; c1906; 2011.160

Name/Title

Badge, commemorative

About this object

Commemorative badge; a heart-shaped, brass badge, made to commemorate the New Zealand International Exhibition, held in Christchurch 1906-1907. Made in Milwaukee by Schwabs & Co.

The New Zealand International Exhibition opened 1 November 1906 in Hagley Park, Christchurch, New Zealand. Nearly two million people visited the exhibition during the next few months.

Maker

Schwabs & Co

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

c1906

Place Made

North and Central America, United States, Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal, alloy, copper alloy, brass

Inscription and Marks

cast: "NEW ZEALAND / INTERNATIONAL / EXHIBITION / CHRISTCHURCH / 1906-1907"

Measurements

l 31mm x w 27mm
Small

Credit Line

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

Object Type

personal effect

Object number

2011.160

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

Comments
Eric 16 Jan 2015 00:23 AM,UTC

I have one of those I found in lyttelton, what sort of worth are they ?