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Certificate - Geelong Industrial and Fine Arts Exhibition, Certificate of Merit Awarded to Thomas Gaunt, 1876 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
|Dimensions:||34.50 cm (Height), 46.00 cm (Length)|
|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|