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Trophy - Annual Challenge, Fitzroy-Brunswick vs RVIB, circa 1972 Object Reg. No: SH 931115

Summary:
Alternative Name(s): Shooting Trophy

Trophy made by Lewbery, circa 1972. The trophy was for the Annual Shooting Challenge between Fitzroy-Brunswick and the Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind. The trophy records scores for the two teams for the years: 1973 and 1977.
Description:
Metal and wood trophy, in the shape of two overlapping triangles on a wooden base. In front of the triangle is the gold-plated naked figure of a man holding a shield with an engraved coloured image of a marksman lying down with a rifle. The trophy was presented for the annual challenge, Fitzroy-Brunswick [Rifle Club] versus the R.V.I.B., and there are 8 silver plated shields around the trophy with the results of the annual competition.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind (RVIB), 1993
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 28.00 cm (Height), 8.00 cm (Width), 26.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: shooting, sporting teams, sporting competitions, visual impairment
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Health Organisations
Tertiary Classification: awards
Inscriptions: Text: ANNUAL CHALLENGE/FITZROY-BRUNSWICK/Vs/R.V.I.B.
Manufacturer: Lewbery, Australia, circa 1972
Organisation Named: Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind (RVIB), Prahran, Victoria, Australia, circa 1972-1977
Organisation Named: Fitzroy-Brunswick Rifle Club, Victoria, Australia, circa 1972-1977

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