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Trophy

From the Collection of Ballarat Fire Brigade Corner Barkly & East Streets Ballarat East Victoria

Description
Silver shield mounted on a wooden backing board. Trophy was won by Ballarat Fire Brigade at the Geelong Fire Brigade Jubilee in 1904. Trophy was donated by Merrywetather & sons Lim. Trophy has a Lion at the top centre, angels on both the left and right sides. In the centre is a horse drawn fire appliance (assumed a Merryweather steam pumper) drawn by 2 horses through what appears to be a town square. There are 3 fireman standing on the front of the appliance and 1 on the rear. There are various other branches, leaves etc. that make up the remainder of the decorations on the sheild. Item is very similar to item 020.
Size
480 mm W x 420 mm H x 60 mm D
Object Registration
018
Keywords
1904, geelong fire brigade, geelong fire brigade jubilee, merrywether and sons lim, elkington and co
Historical information
Trophy was won at the Geelong Fire Brigade Jubilee in 1904. This would have been a demonstartion to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Geelong brigade which formed in 1854
Made By
Elkington & Co. (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
1904 / GEELONG FIRE BRIGADE JUBILEE / COMPETITION / PRESENTED / BY / Merryweather & Sons Lim
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM