Object of the week: shield presented to T Childs ESQ


Today’s object is a small ornate shield inscribed with “Presented by T. Childs ESQ, Won by Vol. W. Carey, 1901 and 1902”.  This shield was bequeathed to the Museum in 1987.  If you have more information about this artefact that would be useful for our catalogue, contact the museum on 0800 111 323 or museum@stdc.govt.nz, Aotea Utanganui Museum of South Taranaki Heritage Collection reference 1987.038.1.

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