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Vienna, Austria 1828 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1911

  • to Australia 1853

Presentation trowel c.1888 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, trowels commemoratives, silver: forged, engraved

Primary Insc: stamped on back of trowel blade: "E.FISCHER/GEELONG"
Secondary Insc: engraved on front of trowel blade: "PRESENTED/To/Charles L Forrest MLA/BY THE RESIDENTS OF/LORNE/ON THE OCCASION OF/HIS LAYING THE/Memorial Stone,/OF THE/POST AND TELEGRAPH OFFICE/LORNE, 9th November,/1888."
Dimensions: 26.9 h x 7.3 w x 3.4 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1352