Aboriginal Breast Plate Info

An Aboriginal Breast Plate or Gorget in brass

Inscription reads ‘Major General Latouche/Tambo Barcoo/Queensland’, with inscription surrounded by a scrolled design, crescent-shaped, flat in vertical plane, with a chain attached at each apex, left apex engraved with an emu and the right apex engraved with a kangaroo, both of which face outwards, 9cms wide, 21cms long.

 

Date added: June 7th, 2018