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South Australia and Northern Territory coat of arms, approximately 1900
Bib ID 7762492
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline [still image, sheet]
Online Versions
Description Chemnitz, Germany : Kunstverlag Paul Kohl, between 1900 and 1905 
1 postcard : chromolithographic ; 13.9 x 9.4 cm 
Summary

The centre of the design features an encounter between Britannia and an Aboriginal Australian. Britannia extends her hand in a gesture of greeting to the man who is holding a spear. The image is depicted on either sides with shields, weapons and erroneously a bow and arrow.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer.

Inscription: "South-Australia & Northern Territory"--On image; "No.84. Gesetz. Gesch. Kunstverlag Paul Kohl, Chemnitz"--Printed below image.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-694513780

Source of Acquisition Purchased from Douglas Stewart, 2018. 
Subjects Devices (Heraldry) -- South Australia -- Pictorial works.  |  Devices (Heraldry) -- Northern Territory -- Pictorial works.  |  Weapons - Spears.  |  Weapons - Spearthrowers.  |  Weapons - Shields.  |  Race relations.  |  Great Britain -- Symbolic representation -- Pictorial works.  |  South Australia -- Pictorial works.  |  Northern Territory -- Pictorial works.
Other authors/contributors Kohl, Paul, publisher

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