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William COLE

Shadwell, England 1810 – Hobart, Tasmania 31 August 1880


Salver c.1845 Place made: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, presentation pieces salvers, silver: fabricated, chased, stamped, engraved Manufacturer's Mark: inscribed, 'W.Cole Fecit'.

Primary Insc: stamped on back: "W. COLE Fecit"
Secondary Insc: engraved on front in cartouche: "Presented/TO/THOMAS WILKINSON JUNR. Esqre./FROM THE INHABITANTS OF THE DISTRICT OF/BOTHWELL:/in testimony of his upright and obliging/Conduct in the management of the/POST OFFICE/and as a mark of their private esteem/and regard."
Dimensions: plate 5.1 h 27.5 diameter cm ; weight 737.09 gm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1007
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Tasmania