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Aboriginal breastplate for King Too Too, Crack Horsebreaker & Glastonbury Coach Groom

2000.0028.0001

Object information

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Type

Collection

Dimensions

W 219mm x H 135mm x D 9mm

Material

Physical Description

A rectangular brass breastplate with rounded corners, engraved "KING TOO TOO, / CRACK HORSEBREAKER / & GLASTONBURY / COACH / GROOM / W.H Lynn, Engraver" with an image of an emu to the left of the text and an image of a kangaroo to the right. The breastplate has rounded corners and there are holes in the top two corners for a chain or cord. On the reverse are the maker's details "Wm.H.Lynn / General / Engraver / Gympie / Jany. 1888"

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