J.M. WENDT, Foundation trowel Enlarge 1 /1


commenced 1858 /1862


Foundation trowel c.1891 Place made: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, trowels commemoratives, silver: cast, fabricated, stamped, engraved; bone: turned, mounted

Primary Insc: stamped on back of blade: "J.M. WENDT/ADELAIDE/lion passant/crown"
Secondary Insc: engraved on front of blade: "PRESENTED / TO / MRS T.W. SWANN./ by the Committee/AS A MEMENTO OF HER HAVING LAID/THE/Foundation Stone/Of/The Church of the Epiphany/AT LIPSON/ON THE/9th Novbr 1891/E.P.G. OSWALD./CHAIRMAN"
Dimensions: 29.5 h x 19.6 w x 5.8 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1441