Symbols And Stories

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Another stained glass roof panel from the entrance atrium of the Auckland War   Memorial Museum  – a quartered shield tells a story. Quite what the symbols mean, I’m not certain; a red lion atop a castle tower, a tropical palm tree, a plant or vine, and a sailing ship on a voyage to a new land of mountains and hills. The story of  a person or people spelt out in bold abstract signifiers and ours to ponder.

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