[The God of battles to whom the shields of the earth belong]

Place Oceania: Australia, Victoria
Accession Number RC03098.001
Collection number Colonial Conflicts Collection 4/2/1
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Object type Souvenir
Maker Bon, Anne Fraser
Place made Australia: Victoria
Date made 1900
Conflict China, 1900-1901 (Boxer Uprising)
Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.
Description

Card given to members of the Victorian Naval Contingent to China (1900-1901). One side contains a prayer to "The God of battles to whom the shields of the earth belong" decorated by the "Advance Australia" coat of arms and a drawing of sailors. The other side contains two hymns "Jesus, lover of my soul" and "Rock of ages" decorated by a photograph of a ship and the British and Victorian flags. Printed at the bottom "From Anne F. Bon. God bless and protect you."