Historical information

Eaglehawk Brass band was established in 1884. At Christmas 1885 the band appeared in their new uniforms of which this hat plume was a part. The uniform was made by Mr William Cameron, tailor. These were the first uniforms to be made locally in this district. The band wore them again at the Myers Flat Boxing Day Sports event.

Physical description

Borough Brass Band 1896. Red horse hair plume 20cm long attached to a four pronged metal holder with screw attachment. A photo of a band member holding a trombone. Written beneath the photo, "Borough Brass band 1896." Has a tag attached.

Inscriptions & markings

On tag there is a name on the back H.J. G. Biggs Health Inspector.