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

Description
Silver platedd shield mounted on wooden board. Shield depicts 2 firemen, 1 standing on a ladder the other on a balcony saving a baby from a building fire. On the upper level of the burning building is a woman waiting to be saved. The centre part of the shield is oval in shape 170 mm W x 230 mm H. there is a ribbon (silver) at the top of the shield & a small oval disc at the base. Shield was won by Ballarat Fire Bigade at the 1904 Geelong Fire Brigade Jubilee competition. Shield is seen on the table in item #017
Size
240 mm w X 330 mm h X 30 mm d
Object Registration
019
Keywords
ballarat fire brigade, 1904, geelong fire brigade jubilee competition, geelong fire brigade
Historical information
Was one of a number of trophys won by the brigade at the jubilee competition which would have been held to celebrate Geelong Brigades 50th anniversary in 1904
Made By
Elkington & Co. (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
Geelong Fire Brigade Jubilee Competition / 1904 / Won by / Ballarat / Brigade
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM