Mrs Irvine’s Tasmanian Exhibition passes

This identity pass (recto and verso) to the Tasmanian International Exhibition, Launceston, 1891-1892, belonged to Jemima Frances Irvine, artist and conchologist. The verso bears the official government insignia of the Lion and Unicorn, biotica used on the British Royal Coat of Arms and retained until replaced in 1919 with two thylacines. For more information on Tasmanian State Emblems, visit the Tasmanian Parliamentary Library page. The … Continue reading Mrs Irvine’s Tasmanian Exhibition passes