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London, England, Great Britain 1819 – Australia 1889

  • to Australia 1857

Foundation trowel c.1867 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, trowels commemoratives, silver: fabricated, stamped, engraved; wood: turned, mounted

Primary Insc: stamped on back of blade: "emu/W.E/kangaroo"
Secondary Insc: engraved on front of blade: "Presented/TO THE/REV. J.S. WAUGH/Chairman of the Districy/and/PRESIDENT OF WESLEY COLLEGE/on the occasion of his laying/THE FOUNDATION STONE/of the/New Wesleyen Church/MELTON./April 16th. 1867"
Dimensions: 35.4 h x 9.7 w x 5.8 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1337
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Victoria