Printing plate, Royal Exchange Assurance, steel, Douglas Annand, Sydney, 1960-61.
Flat, rectangular, dark grey plate with raised image of coat of arms for Royal Exchange Assurance, plus outer rectangular border. On the "U" shaped coat of arms are two sailing vessels above a grand building with central tower. Atop the coat of arms is a female warrior figure. Either side of coat of arms stand two male figures: on left is a sailor holding an anchor, on right a crowned figure holding a three pronged object. Beneath the coat of arms, written in raised lettering: "TRADE & NAVIGATION"; below this in sunken print: "ROYAL EXCHANGE ASSURANCE".
In incised, hand-written print on top left of plate: "BEARERS"; on top right of plate: "DNMTD/DO NOT FLATTEN/OR/PIERCE METAL".