Shaw Savill Line postcard depicting the United Tribes Ensign

Shaw Savill Line postcard depicting the United Tribes Ensign
Date
[19--]
Ref
82-419-01
Description

Postcard depicting the ceremony choosing the "first National Flag of New Zealand, by the Maori chiefs". The illustration includes James Busby, Maori chiefs and dignitaries. In the background is the ship `HMS Alligator'. Caption also notes that "This flag was adopted by Shaw Savill & Company as its House Flag in 1858 it having ceased to be the National Flag when New Zealand came under British sovereignty".

Quantity: 1 postcard.

Physical Description: printed colour postcard 128 x 84mm

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 postcard, Manuscripts, printed colour postcard 128 x 84mm
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