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Tie Pin

From the Collection of Shelford Girls' Grammar 3 Hood Crescent Caulfield Victoria

Description
Metal tie pin featuring the crest of Shelford Church of England Grammar School. The crest is silver and dark royal blue and features a large silver "S" in the centre of a blue oval. The oval features the words "Querite Primo Regnum Dei. St Mary's C of E". A banner underneath reads "CAULFIELD"

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Size
4.8 x 1.3 x 0.5 cm
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Object Registration
0001
Keywords
shelford, shelford church of england girls grammar school, shelford girls grammar, st. mary's, church of england, canon langley, w. e. l. wears
Historical information
This tie pin features the school crest used by Shelford Girls Grammar during the period 1922-1955 when the school was known as a Church of England Girls Grammar School. The school was closely linked to St Mary's Church of England, Glen Eira Rd, Caulfield, Victoria. The badge was designed by Canon Langley and Mr. W.E.L. Wears in 1922 when the school was taken over by the Church of England. The motto means "Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God."
When Made
1922-1955
Made By
Stokes
Significance
This tie pin is representative of tie pins worn by all students at Shelford C.E.G.G.S during the period 1922-1955. It forms an official part of the school uniform at that time.
Inscriptions & Markings
STOKES stamped on reverse
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:12AM