EDWARD & JOHN BARNARD, Foundation trowel Enlarge 1 /2
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1846 – 1868


Foundation trowel c.1842 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: metalwork, commemoratives trowels, sterling silver: cast and engraved

Primary Insc: stamped on verso:"sovereign head/date letter U/leopard head/lion passant/ EB & JB/320"
Secondary Insc: engraved on front: "PRESENTED/BY THE/LADIES OF THE CONGREGATION/To His Excellency/Sir Charles Darling KCB/Governor of Victoria/on his laying/The Corner Stone/of the/PRIMITIVE METHODISTS NEW CHURCH/MELBOURNE/15th December 1853."
Dimensions: object 37.5 h x 11.3 w x 6.5 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1495