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Certificate - Appointment of T. Gaunt & Co, Watchmaker & Optician to Governor of Victoria, 1896 Reg. No: SH 960998
- Certificate appointing T. Gaunt & Co as watch & clock maker & optician to Lord Brassey, Governor of Victroria, 22 June 1896.
Brassey was Governor of Victoria 1895-1900.
- Buff coloured certificate with black print in heavy cream coloured cardboard frame. Top, coat of arms (possibly Brassey family). Text of certificate appoint T Gaunt & Co as Watch & Clock Makers & Opticians to His Excellency Lord Brassey, Governor of Victoria. Signed by F Freeman-Thomas, Aide- de-Camp and dated June 22, 1896. Text ornate and decorative.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 1991
|Dimensions:||47.50 cm (Height), 32.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||awards, government houses|
|Themes this item is part of:||Thomas Gaunt, Watchmaker & Jeweller (1829-1890), Royal Exhibition Building Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||COMMERCE & RETAILING|
|Tertiary Classification:||images (to be classified)|
|Inscriptions:||Text: T Gaunt & Co/You are hereby appointed/Watch & Clock Maker & Optician/TO/His Excellency/Lord Brassey/KCB/By Order/F Freeman- Thomas Capt/ADC/Government House, Victoria, June 22nd 1896.|
|Awarded By:||Governor Thomas Brassey, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 22 Jun 1896|
|Awarded To:||T. Gaunt and Co., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 22 Jun 1896|