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John ROWLAND

Australia

Trowel c.1894 Description: Ivory-handled foundation trowel
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, commemoratives trowels, sterling silver: cast, forged, chased, stamped, engraved; bone: carved

Primary Insc: stamped on verso: "J/R/&/S"
Secondary Insc: engraved on blade: "PRESENTED TO/GEORGE HOWAT ESQ/ON THE OCCASION OF HIS/LAYING THE FOUNDATION/STONE OF PRINCES HILL/PRESBYTERIAN SUNDAY SCHOOL/15/12/94"
Dimensions: object 34 h x 9.2 w x 5.5 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1371