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Shakespeare Tercentenary badge


Badge, 1864. A badge, or favour, produced for the Tercentenary of Shakespeare's birth, and comprising 3 oval silk badges with scalloped edges, woven in purple/white, and depicting Holy Trinity church, Birthplace, Shakespeare's portrait. They are attached to a white silk covered button woven in purple with crest. Badge is attached with metal pin to manufacturer's paper, printed with maker's details.

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    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust