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Badge - Celtic Club, Victoria, Australia, 1903-1904 Reg. No: NU 44312
- Celtic Club Badge made in Melbourne, circa 1903. The badge was presented to an unknown recipient by President of the Celtic Club, Mr Fox, for zeal in 1903-4.
The Celtic Club was founded on 26 September 1887, as a semi-political association, which was supportive of Irish Home Rule and championed the rights of Irish Australians.
- 9ct gold, hand-made. In centre , Celtic harp superimposed over shamrock. Above, inverted horseshoe , engraved THE CELTIC CLUB. Two stars above horseshoe. Sphere at left end of horseshoe, appears to be missing from right side. Three loops on top.
|Dimensions:||27 mm (Width), 27 mm (Length)|
|Primary Classification:||CULTURAL IDENTITY|
|Secondary Classification:||Ethnicity - Organisations|
|Obverse Description:||On horseshoe, engraved text; 'THE CELTIC CLUB'.|
|Reverse Description:||On horseshoe, text; 'PRESENTED BY M.J. FOX. PRESIDENT. On shamrock: MELBOURNE/ 1903-4 / TO'.|
|Inscriptions:||Obverse: On horseshoe , engraved THE CELTIC CLUB
Reverse: On horseshoe:: PRESENTED BY M.J. FOX. PRESIDENT. On shamrock: MELBOURNE/ 1903-4 / TO
|Issued By:||Celtic Club, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1903|