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Tropy - Half Mile Cup 1889

From the Collection of Ballarat Clarendon College 1425 Sturt Street Ballarat Victoria

Description
Small engraved silver cup
Object Registration
000059
Keywords
alexander-mccook, a-mccook, 1889, ballarat-college, half-mile-cup, gift-of-the-girls-school
Historical information
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.
Significance
Significant indication of the place of athletics within the school program in the late 1800's.
Inscriptions & Markings
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
Last updated
20 Jul 2012 at 10:09AM