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Commemorative Tile

From the Collection of Dutch Australian Heritage Centre Victoria 60 Rosstown Road Carnegie Victoria

Description
Rectangular tile depicting a leafy tree loaded with oranges. Under it are four young people - two male and two female. The main colours are green on a greyish background. Orange accents appear throughout the clothing.
Size
20cm x 10cm
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Object Registration
1963
Historical information
Princess Juliana and Prince Bernard married in 1937 prior to the Princess becoming Queen in 1948.
When Made
1962
Significance
The fact that this item was brought to Australia with a migrant family indicates the affection in which the Royal Family was held by many Dutch people.
Inscriptions & Markings
An orange banner reads 1937-1962. Below the illustration is the motto: "Doen kunnen we alles maar dan ook alleen allen samen." (We can do everything but only together).
On the back are various imprints relating to the maker Mosa Holland.
Last updated
3 Apr 2018 at 10:37AM