Tropy - Half Mile Cup 1889
From the Collection of Ballarat Clarendon College 1425 Sturt Street Ballarat Victoria
- Small engraved silver cup
- alexander-mccook, a-mccook, 1889, ballarat-college, half-mile-cup, gift-of-the-girls-school
- Alexander McCook entered Ballarat College in 1889, peer year 1889.Son of Archibald McCook, Ercildoune.
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This cup is attached to a contemporary stand and was awarded during 1985 – 1998 to the champion boy athlete in the Middle School.
- Significant indication of the place of athletics within the school program in the late 1800's.
- Inscription on cup face: BALLARAT College / The Gift of the / MASTERS / 1886
Inscription on cup verso: A SNELL / 1st Hurdle Race / 1st / Throwing Cricket Ball
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