Circular silver seal-matrix for Sierra Leone with signature on the sides; on the back a rough stem on a raised surface. The Royal arms within the Garter, lion and unicorn supporters, and motto. Below, in a scrolled panel with roses, thistles, and shamrock at the sides, a freed African slave seated to left on a lion's skin, with a quiver and arrows, on the shore at the foot of a rock, extending his right hand towards a three-masted sailing ship with flag flying passing to right. Inscription in the exergue. Legend. London hall-marks, date-letter for 1838-9 and initials crowned.

An00024672 001 l

Thing

Made Of
silver
Type of Thing
seal
Subject
heraldry, flower, crown, boat/ship, plant, leaf
Techniques
engraved, stamped

Place

Inscribed With
Sierra Leone
Made In
London

Time

Acquired In
1906
Made
1838-1839
Period/Culture
Post-Medieval

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