Plaque [891 Torpedo Depot, Portsmouth]


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Description
A wooden commemorative plaque. The plaque features a central circular emblem with a red and gold stylised face in the centre. The top section of the background is white, and the lower section is blue and white wavy stripes. Surrounding the emblem is a gold coloured rope-like border with the numbers '891' at the top. Above the emblem is a gold detail of a ship flanked by sails. Below the emblem is a gold coloured scroll with black lettering 'Torpedo Depot, Portsmouth'. Embedded in the back of the plaque is a plastic hook for hanging. Marked on the hook is 'Made in Great Britain' and a gold coloured sticker with the seller's details: 'Montague Jeffery / Gentlemen's Outfitter / 2 St. Giles Street / Northampton / NN1[?]JB / Tel: (0604) 39605'.
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Signature/Marks and Type
Montague Jeffery / Gentlemen's Outfitter / 2 St. Giles Street / Northampton / NN1[?]JB / Tel: (0604) 39605 Maker's Mark
Made in Great Britain
891 / TORPEDO DEPOT, PORTSMOUTH Logo
Accession No
2011.188.4
Credit Line
Plaque [891 Torpedo Depot, Portsmouth], 2011.188.4. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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