Barking Power Station workman's badge

Object number

LDVAL 2004.20.8

Date

c. 1950

Description

Circular enamelled badge on rectangular bar. Silver metal and dark blue enamel around outer edge. Belonged to Mr John Armston Vice who was a Generation Operation Engineer at Barking Power Station after it opened in 1925 until 1951.

Physical description

Circular badge has blue enamel around outer edge with inscription. Surrounds a design of a naked man and large sun.

Condition

Good

Type

Electricity supply memorabilia

Size

Badge Diameter: 33mm
Bar length: 48mm
Bar width: 19mm
Whole length: 50mm

Collection type

Social history, Vice collection

Inscription

Inscription Array Around circumference: FOURTH WORLD POWER CONFERENCE LONDON 1950
Printed Array On bar: Array

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1544

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Metadata
Start datec. 1950
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeElectricity supply memorabilia
Collection type
Social history
Vice collection