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  • Other titles
    • Royal Standard (flag name)
    • Lt. Col. Thomas V Shepherd, Auckland Militia (associated name)
  • Description
    Royal Standard associated with Lt Col. Thomas Viret Shepherd who served with: 100th Prince of Wales Leinster / Royal Canadian Regiment; 109th Regiment and Auckland Militia
    printed in four quarters: upper left: 3 lions yellow on red; lower left: harp in yellow on dark blue; upper right: yellowlion rampant on red; lower right: three lions yellow on red
  • Place
  • Other Number
    1998.24.28
  • Accession number
    1998.24.28
  • Accession date
    17 October 2005
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness
Uncaptioned
Uncaptioned

Artefact

  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 1998.24.28
  • Notes
    Royal Standard associated with Lt Col. Thomas Viret Shepherd (109th Regt and later Auckland Militia)
    "Thomas Viret Shepherd (1845-1916) was born at Auckland, the son of Alexander Shepherd (Colonial Treasurer 1842-1856), educated privately and joined the army as ensign nin the 109th Regiment (1861). He served at home [Britain] and in India til 1863, when he retired with the rank of major and settled in Auckland. There he was adjutant and commandant of the militia district (1883-90) rising to the rank of Colonel. Shepherd was sergeant-at-arms of the House of Representatives (1902-15) and died on 19 Dec. 1916. He married Grace, daughter of Major-general G Shakespear, R.A." From Who's Who in New Zealand, 1908.
  • Person
  • Place
  • Production
    unknown (flag maker)
    [United Kingdom]Europe
    [United Kingdom]Europe
    1860s-1990s
    Queen Victoria (1837 - 1901), English reign
  • Consists of
    › cotton (textile)
    printed on cotton fabric
  • Classification
  • Classification Documents
    nomenclature
    Revised Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging (Primary Title)
    A Revised and Expanded Version of Robert G. Chenhall's System for Classifying Man-Made Objects. (Other Title)
    Robert Chenhall
    Nashville/Tennessee/USA  (Place of Publication)  (nomenclature)
  • Record created
    17 October 2005

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