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London, England, Great Britain 1819 – Australia 1889

  • to Australia 1857

Presentation oar in case c.1870 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, presentation pieces presentation boxes cases,

Primary Insc: Stamp on top of box: "BENNETT & HOLLOWAY/73/ELIZABETH ST/MELBOURNE"
Secondary Insc: engraved on side of oar: "MELBOURNE REGATTA 1876 CHALLENGE EIGHT." engraved on blade of oar: "MELBOURNE ROWING CLUB/J. Stout. Stk."
Dimensions: object 12.0 h x 36.0 w x 1.7 d cm box open 2.6 h x 38.2 w x 8.0 d cm box closed 1.9 h x 38.2 w x 4.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1327.1-2
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Victoria