Regent Chief's Staff

A brass staff of office presented to regent chiefs by the British colonial government. At one end is the British crown. Cast into the side is VR 101 - i.e. Victoria Regina followed by the issue number of the staff or chiefdom.

Further Information

  • Type: Regalia
  • Object: Regent Chief's Staff
  • Materials: Metal
  • Culture Group: Other
  • Dimensions: 140mm [L]
  • Production Date: 1890-1901
  • Associated Places: Unknown
  • Associated People: District Commissioner (Donor)
  • Museum: Sierra Leone National Museum
  • Accession Number: SLNM.1956.09.09

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