Plaque [Repulse Qui Tangit Frangatur]


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Description
A wooden commemorative plaque. The plaque features a central circular emblem with an image of a gold, round fortified tower in an ocean. A Union Jack flag is flying from the top of the tower. Set against a blue background. Surrounding the emblem is a gold coloured rope-like border with the name 'Repulse' at the top. Above the emblem is a gold detail of a ship flanked by two sails. Below the emblem is a gold coloured scroll with black lettering 'Qui Tangit Frangatur', which means 'Whoever touches me is broken'. Embedded in the back of the plaque is a plastic hook for hanging marked with 'Made in Great Britain'. A gold printed adhesive label with the seller or maker's name is on the back of the plaque.
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Signature/Marks and Type
REPULSE / QUI TANGIT FRANGATUR Logo
Made in Great Britain
Accession No
2011.188.51
Credit Line
Plaque [Repulse Qui Tangit Frangatur], 2011.188.51. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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