From the Collection of Ballarat Fire Brigade Corner Barkly & East Streets Ballarat East Victoria
- 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.
- 480 mm W x 420 mm H x 60 mm D
- 1904, geelong fire brigade, geelong fire brigade jubilee, merrywether and sons lim, elkington and co
- 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
- Elkington & Co. (Maker)
- 1904 / GEELONG FIRE BRIGADE JUBILEE / COMPETITION / PRESENTED / BY / Merryweather & Sons Lim
- 3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM