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William EDWARDS

London, England, Great Britain 1819 – Australia 1889

  • to Australia 1857

Rowing trophy cup c.1873 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, trophies, sterling silver: raised, fabricated, repousséed, chased, stamped, engraved

Primary Insc: stamped on side: "STERLING SILVER/emu/W.E/kangaroo"
Secondary Insc: engraved on side: "Ballarat Rowing Club/Vice Presidents' Cups/1873/J. Whitelaw . Stroke/J.T Pettet . 3/H.E. Rowe . 2/Percy Oakden . 1/J. Strattan Cox.e"
Dimensions: cup 18.2 h 8.6 diameter cm ; weight 141.75 gm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1338
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Victoria