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Certificate - Intercolonial Exhibition of Wine Fruit Grain, Awarded to Thomas Gaunt, 1884 Reg. No: SH 960981
- Certificate awarded to Thomas Gaunt, Melbourne at the Victorian Intercolonial Exhibition of Wine, Fruit & Grain, Melbourne, 1884. Awarded for clockwork and emu eggs.
Lithograph by Izett Watson, Melbourne.
- Cream certificate with brown & sepia print mounted in a heavy cream cardboard frame. The certificate depicts a stone archway on which grape vines are growing. To the left stand a group of 3 women all with garlands of fruit & leaves on their heads. They are holding a scythe (representing grain), a vine and an assortment of fruit. A basket of fruit is beside them along with a shovel and rake. A man harvests wheat in the background. At the bottom, a grape press decorates the banner containing the signatures of the Chairman and the Vice-Chairman of the Exhibition and the Honorary Secretary. The lithograph is by Izett Watson, Artist, Melbourne. The certificate was awarded to Thomas Gaunt for Clockwork and Emu Eggs.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 1991
|Dimensions:||37.80 cm (Height), 50.80 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||awards, exhibitions, exhibitions melbourne intercolonial victorian wine fruit grain 1884, viticulture|
|Themes this item is part of:||Thomas Gaunt, Watchmaker & Jeweller (1829-1890), Royal Exhibition Building Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||PUBLIC EVENTS|
|Secondary Classification:||(To Be Classified)|
|Tertiary Classification:||(to be classified)|
|Inscriptions:||VICTORIAN INTERCOLONIAL EXHIBITION OF WINE FRUIT GRAIN/MELBOURNE VICTORIA/1884/We Hereby Certify That/this Certificate/is awarded to T Gaunt/of Melbourne/for Clockwork & Emu Eggs.|
|Awarded To:||Thomas Gaunt - Thomas Gaunt & Co, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1884|
|Lithographer:||Izett Watson, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1884|