Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique:
metalwork, presentation pieces
caskets, silver: cast, fabricated, stamped, engraved
Primary Insc: stamped under base: "J. M. WENDT/JEWELLER/& SILVERSMITH/ ADELAIDE/AND/BROKEN HILL/crown/sovereign head/lion passant"
Secondary Insc: engraved on front: "The Address contained within this/CASKET/is presented to F. H. Smith Esq/Chairman of Railways Commissioners of South Australia/by leading members of the/MERCANTILE COMMUNITY/in recognition of his efforts to work the Railways on a Commercial basis/MAY 1890"
Tertiary Insc: No incriptions
box (closed) 17.0 h x 27.0 w x 13.0 d cm
: Purchased 2014 Accession No
: NGA 2014.1036 Subject
: Australia, Art period: Colonial, South Australia