Ship's crest on wooden shield from Colombian naval vessel GLORIA

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Naval crest on wooden shield from Colombian naval vessel GLORIA.

Comprises of an illustrated crest in colour printed on metal a three masted sailing ship under sail at sea above dark blue sea with GLORIA below it, in lower quarter of crest horizontal red wavy lines are intersected in the centre by a Neptune fork held up by a hand is intersected by a sword and a feather. Above the ship on a red ribbon the words ARMARDA DE COLOMBIA. A female figure in profile is centre top of crest and stylised green foliage either side. A small engraved plaque is below a metal illustrated crest inscribed, as: To Gerry Clark and the Totorore / Wellington, July 1988.

Part of a large collection of written and audiovisual resources and equipment which belonged to Gerry Clark; most of which document his voyages in the Southern Ocean.
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Gerry Clark
Maker and role
Unknown: Maker
Wood: 0 - Whole
Metal: 0 - Whole
Measurement details
3D objects (HxWxD): H 190 x W 140 x D 12mm: 0 - Whole
Production place and notes
Colombia, South America
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Not on display
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