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Died 1926

Foundation trowel c.1865 Place made: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, commemoratives trowels, silver: cast, engraved, stamped; wood: turned

Primary Insc: engraved on blade: "J. SELLWOOD,/JEWELLER/GAMBIER"
Secondary Insc: engraved on blade: "circular crest with raised arm with hammer/GRADATIM VINCIMUS" / "Presented to/Leonard Gilbert Browne/OF/MOORAK/on his laying the/FOUNDATION STONE/OF/Christchurch/MOUNT GAMBIER,/Feby 21st AD 1865./BY MEMBERS OF THE CONGREGATION." around rim:"Glory to God in the highest and on earth peace, goodwill towards men." Presented to / Leonard Gilbert Browne / MOORAK / on his laying the / FOUNDATION STONE / Christ Church / Mount Gambier / Feb.y 21st AD 1865'.
Dimensions: object 33.5 h x 10 w x 5.2 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1408