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London, England, Great Britain 1819 – Australia 1889

  • to Australia 1857

Rowing trophy cup c.1869 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, trophies, silver: fabricated, chased, engraved

Primary Insc: stamped inside one oar: "WALSH BROS"
Secondary Insc: engraved on side of cup: "Melbourne Regatta/1869/MAIDEN FOUR OARED RACE/Won by/F. Hovenden/Warehousemen's Club"
Dimensions: 17.9 h 8.1 diameter cm ; weight 127.6 gm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1341
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Victoria