Framed photographs, Lord Casey

Production date
19 Aug 2008
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Production date
19 Aug 2008
Also included is a line drawing of Lord's Casey's coat of arms. This includes the following: A Crest of sea gull wings expanded Proper. An Escutcheon Per chevron Sable and Azure in chief a cogwheel and sun in splendour Or in base above four barrulets wavy a representation of the constellation of the Southern Cross Argent. Supporters flanked on either side consisting of Dexter an Australian worker of European stock habited in a white shirt and khaki trousers, sinister an Asian worker habited in a white coat and dhoti all Proper. A Motto Vis Et Unitas (Strength And Unity).

Plaque at bottom of frame "On 15 December 1994, the City of Casey was named in recognition of the significant contributions to the region/ and to Australis of Lord Richard Gavin Gardiner Casey and Lady Maie Casey who lived on the property/ 'Edrington' in Berwick, a property of State Significance to Victoria./ Lord Casey (1890 - 1976) was an engineer, diplomat, and had a long and distinguished political career serving/ as Federal Treasurer in 1935 and many other prominent positions including Governor of Bengal from 1944 to/ 1947 and Governor General of Australia from 1965 to 1970. Lady Casey (1892-1983) was an artist, author and/ taken over by commercial operations. The original 1930s Casey airfield hanger can now be seen in its/ restoration at the Moorabbin Air Museum together with one of the Lord Casey's planes, a Miles Messenger./ In recognition of his support of Antarctic exploration and research over three decades, Lord Casey was/ honoured with the naming of Australia's third Antarctic Station, Casey, in 1969. Casey retired from Parliament in/ 1960 and now Baron Casey of Berwick, Victoria, took his seat in the House of Lords. In 1970, following his five/ year term as Governor General, he was named Australian of the Year./ In their retirement, Lord and Lady Casey lived at their farm 'Edrington', now the retirement village/ 'Edrington Park', and took an interest in the establishment of the new City of Berwick, attending the/ Proclamation Ceremony on October 1973."
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Media/Materials description
black and white photographs
122.0 x 101.0 x 3.0 cm (frame)
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Framer sticker and UV guard protection sticker is found on the reverse of the frame.
"Framing to a T / Picture Framers and Designers / REF: 73033 / Berwick 9769 8686, Glen Waverley, Hallam / Date: 19/8/08"
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Photography credit (first image)
Photograph: Viki Petherbridge
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