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Certificate - Geelong Industrial and Fine Arts Exhibition, Certificate of Merit Awarded to Thomas Gaunt, 1876 Document Reg. No: SH 960983

Certificate of Merit Awarded to Thomas Gaunt at the Geelong Industrial and Fine Arts Exhibition, for excellence in philosophical instruments, 17 May 1876.

Lithographer: George Mercer, Lithographer, Geelong, 1876.
Cream coloured certificate with black & gold print in a heavy cream cardboard frame. At the top a depiction of the Geelong Mechanics Institute in a circular border and decorated with leaves and scrolls. Text of certificate says that Thomas Gaunt has been awarded a certificate of merit for excellence in Philosophical Instruments. Dated Mechanics Institute, May 17, 1876 and signed by Secretary. Decorative border around certificate of 2 lines, in gold, with a pattern of leaves between them. Lithograph by George Mercer, Geelong.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 1991
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 34.50 cm (Height), 46.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: awards, exhibitions, exhibitions geelong industrial fine arts 1876
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: Text: GEELONG INDUSTRIAL AND FINE ARTS EXHIBITION/1876/This is to certify that/T Gaunt of Melbourne/HAS BEEN AWARDED A CERTIFICATE OF MERIT/ For Excellence in Philosophical Instruments/MECHANICS INSTITUTE, MAY 17, 1876/ SECRETARY.
Awarded To: Thomas Gaunt - Thomas Gaunt & Co, Geelong, Victoria, Australia, 17 May 1876
Lithographer: Mr George Mercer, Geelong, Victoria, Australia, 1876

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