William EDWARDS, Rowing trophy cup Enlarge 1 /1

William EDWARDS

London, England, Great Britain 1819 – Australia 1889

  • to Australia 1857

Rowing trophy cup c.1871 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, trophies, silver: raised, fabricated, chased, stamped, engraved

Primary Insc: stamped under base: "W EDWARDS./MANUFACTURER/MELBOURNE/STERLING/SILVER/[lion and unicorn coat of arms]/BY APPOINTMENT/BY APPOINTMENT TO/H.R.H./DUKE OF EDINBURGH"
Secondary Insc: engraved on side in cartouche: "Geelong Regatta/NOVEMBER 24th 1871/Maiden Four Race/Won By/The Ballarat Club/W. STOUT, - 1/W. GLEDHILL, - 2/J. STOUT, - 3/T. MANN, STROKE/R. ANGUS COXSWAIN"
Dimensions: 19.2 h 8.5 diameter cm ; weight 170.1 gm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1318
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Victoria Sport