Object detail - Museums Association

Wooden hand-painted sign, date unknown (Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum)

Organisation
Soldiers of Oxfordshire Trust
Type
Disposal
Date posted
01.12.2021
Object Description

Wooden hand painted sign featuring Bellerophon riding the winged horse Pegasus. This symbol is associated with the British Airborne Forces, and presumably came into the museum due to the association with the 2nd (Airborne) Battalion of the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Date unknown, but likely to be post 1939.

Object history: found in museum stores, unlabelled with no associated paperwork.

Disposal reason: does not pertain to the current collecting policy.

Contact

Peggy Ainsworth
collections@sofo.org.uk
01993810215
SOFO Office
Harrisons Lane
Woodstock
OX20 1SS

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