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Item 02: HMS Herald tablespoon and table fork engraved with Coat of Arms and motto "Honi soit qui mal y pense", 1824-1825 / by Daniel Pontifex, silversmith

Call numbers

R 1042

Record identifier

9Bv70709

Item 02: HMS Herald tablespoon and table fork engraved with Coat of Arms and motto "Honi soit qui mal y pense", 1824-1825 / by Daniel Pontifex, silversmith

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Item 02: HMS Herald tablespoon and table fork engraved with Coat of Arms and motto "Honi soit qui mal y pense", 1824-1825 / by Daniel Pontifex, silversmith

Full title

Item 02: HMS Herald tablespoon and table fork engraved with Coat of Arms and motto "Honi soit qui mal y pense", 1824-1825 / by Daniel Pontifex, silversmith

Date

1824-1825

Call Numbers

R 1042

Record Identifier

9Bv70709

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Contents

1 tablespoon - 22.2 cm long - silver

1 table fork - 20.5 cm long - silver

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Silver tablespoon and table fork (possibly presentation cutlery), plain shell pattern, engraved with Coat of Arms and motto "Honi soit qui mal y pense", 1824-1825 and engraved with "HMS Herald" on back of stems.

The pieces are hallmarked by Daniel Pontifex: from left to right the King's head (George IV) indicates excise duty has been paid;...

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Item 02: HMS Herald tablespoon and table fork engraved with Coat of Arms and motto "Honi soit qui mal y pense", 1824-1825 / by Daniel Pontifex, silversmith

NOTES

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Digital order no:Album ID : 971128...

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Administrative / Biographical history

HMS Herald carried out a surveying expedition to the Pacific from 1852-1858 which also included resettling the Pitcairn Islanders to Norfolk Island.
The Herald and its consort, the paddle steamer Torch visited Port Jackson several times during this period arriving first in July 1853, returning in 1854, April 1855, 1857 and from October 1859 unti...

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Call Numbers

R 1042

Record Identifier

9Bv70709

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/9Bv70709

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872564

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