Ribbon with word: Pretoria

Ribbon with word:
PRETORIA


Reference Number:-
se 003
 
Words:
Woven on silk:-

PRETORIA

 

Size:

silk:
4.8cm deep by 3.2cm wide

Comments:
Signed: " T. STEVENS COVENTRY & LONDON " on top turnover, below the pin

Stevens logo on the reverse top turnover, below the pin
Stevens logo on the reverse top turnover, below the pin

This is a woven favour or badge with a pin to wear on a coat.
It is believed it was made so the British public could show their support for the annexation of Pretoria, South Africa, during the Anglo-Transvaal war of 1877-1881.
 


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