Carved wooden scroll by Orton and Spooner, Burton-on-Trent

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Date:June - August 1902 (c.)

Description:A typical crest of arms, with a lion and unicorn leaning on a shield, and standing on a banner with the motto ' We Lead. Others Follow'. Underneath the scroll are plaques for G. Orton & Sons and C.J. Spooner. The work is thought to have been a commission by Worthingtons to celebrate the coronation of Edward VII in 1902. It was apparently used as a decoration on the Worthington offices, although it is not visible in the other picture celebrating this occasion.

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Donor ref:86.0553.00 (27/4742)

Source: National Brewery Centre, Burton upon Trent

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