Presentation, Military (F.W. Okey)

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03 Jun 1907
Framed coloured presentation to Captain F.W. Okey. Includes an oval-shaped black and white photographic image of F.W. Okey with seven other slightly smaller oval-shaped images of the following individuals:
Lieut Bellringer
Sergeant Joseph
Col Sergeant Lister
Sergeant Clarke
Sergeant McKeown
Sergeant Black
Lieut Lever
Text accompanying photographic images (handwritten in pale pink, blue and white paint) reads as follows: "Presented to / Captain F.W. Okey, / by the Officers, Non-Commissioned officers / and Men of the Taranaki Rifle Volunteers / as a mark of esteem / June 3rd 1907". Above the eight portraits is a black and white photographic image of the Taranaki Rifles Volunteers, 1907. Surrounding all photographic images is a beige coloured mat upon which is painted an elaborately scrolled shield-like shape. Motifs surrounding the outside of the shield include a set of colours, fern leaves and two rifles (at lower edge). Handpainted in black along lower edge is the following: "Alf Lee, del / J. Hooker & Co., / New Plymouth / Photos by COLLIS, N.P." Plain wooden frame - greenish black in the centre panel and lighter shade of green on either side edge.
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