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photograph of current display in the Grand Vestibule
Grand Vestibule: The British Monarchy and the World

The Grand Vestibule at Windsor Castle reflects interaction between the monarchy and the wider world


Treasure box (papahou)


RCIN 74633

This papahou is carved with two lizards with mother-of-pearl shell eyes.

It was presented to Queen Elizabeth II at the National Maori Welcome at Gisborne on 22 March 1970. On that occasion, the queen wore the kiwi feather cloak given to her on her first visit to New Zealand in 1954.

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