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Cap & Badge - Tawonga Bowling Club

From the Collection of Kiewa Valley Historical Society Mount Beauty Information Centre 31 Bogong High Plains Rd Mt Beauty Vic

Description
Cream cap with 'Henselite' on the back. On the front ironed on a yellow and green emblem showing three black bowling balls with a white kitty in the middle. Above the emblem a Tawonga Bowling Club badge is pinned on.
Size
58 cm on tag
Object Registration
KVHS 1544
Keywords
tawonga bowling club, philip reid, sport, tawonga, bowling uniform
Historical information
Bowling clubs are a popular sport enabling community members to socialise and exercise together. Members also have the opportunity to travel to other local clubs and beyond as a team representing their club, district, state or country.
Significance
Tawonga Bowling Club is in the Kiewa Valley where Philip Reid lived. He was a member of the Club which was very active with lots of members and competitions. This cap was part of the uniform that bowlers used during competition - being cream and matching their cream uniform of trousers and shirt.
Last updated
8 Aug 2018 at 5:16PM