Story: Hungarians

Decorative plate (2nd of 3)

Decorative plate

This decorative plate comes from Korond (Corund) in Transylvania, which was part of Hungary before 1920 and is now part of Romania. The inscription is a traditional prayer, ‘Blessing of the house’.

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Private collection, Klára Szentirmay
Photograph by Miranda Wells

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Ann Beaglehole, 'Hungarians - Immigration before 1956: navvies and exiles', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 December 2021)

Story by Ann Beaglehole, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015