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Trade Union Banner, Plasterers, obverse

Tutill, George, 1900, Banner
Trade Union Banner, Plasterers, obverse
Trade Union Banner, Plasterers, obverse
Trade Union Banner, Plasterers, obverse
Category
Museums & Galleries Item
Item no
22425
Title
Trade Union Banner, Plasterers, obverse
Description
Red and pink silk damask banner with blue cotton border, corded silk fringe and different painted decoration on each side.
Obverse: title scroll, SCOTTISH
NATIONAL OPERATIVE PLASTERERS FEDERAL UNION EDINBURGH DISTRICT. An arch within which, the plasterers Coat of Arms, with two plasterers as supporters, wearing smocks, the left one holds a trowel and the right one a plaster's float. Clasped hands below. Motto scroll, WHEN MAN TO MAN THE WARLD O'ER SHALL BRITHERS BE FOR A'THAT. Above the arch, the Edinburgh Coat of Arms, a scroll with the words EDINBURGH UNITED JOURNEYMEN PLASTERERS SOCIETY, held by two women. On the left pediment a Royal lion and on the right, a unicorn. A thistle at the centre of the arch.
Carrying tapes fixed by brass studs cast;
G. Tutill 83 City Road, sole manufacturer of
patent banners.
Artist / maker
Date
1900
Size
280cm x 270cm
Type
Banner
Location
The People's Story
Accession number
HH5446/91