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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 Llyods of London and presented by E. Steane Price esq. Trophy has a Lion at the top centre, angels on both the left and right sides. In the centre there is a depection of 2 large multi storey buildings. The building in the front of the picture has a carraige ladder raised up against it with 2 firemen climbing the ladder. There are 2 additional firemen either side of the ladder and an additional fireman in front of standing in front of with another standing on top of what appears to be either a mannual pump or possibly the ladders appliance. There are various other branches, leaves etc. that make up the remainder of the decorations on the sheild.
Item is very similar to item 018
Size
530 mm w X 460 mm h X 60 mm d
Object Registration
020
Keywords
1904, geelong fire brigade, geelong fire brigade jubilee, elkington and co, e steane price esq, llyods london
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
GEELONG FIRE BRIGADES JUBILEE / 1904 / PRESENTED / BY / E.STEANE PRICE Esq. LLYODS LONDON
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:10AM