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Medal - South Street Competitions, Ballarat, Australia, 1905 Reg. No: NU 35500
- A gold cross-shaped prize medal from the Ballarat South Street Comptetitions. It was awarded in 1905 to James Anderson as champion of aggregate elocution. James Anderson became a professional elocutionist. He married another elocutionist, Gertrude Lewis. They lived and taught elocution in Adelaide.
- A gold cross shaped medal inscribed on the front with the winners initials and on the back with details.
- Acquisition Information:
- Tax Donation from Ms Rae Anderson, 1990
- Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
|Dimensions:||36 mm (Height), 29 mm (Width)|
|Weight:||7.78 g (Weight)|
|Tagged with:||elocution, south street competition ballarat, speaking, speaking competitions|
|Themes this item is part of:||James Anderson, Professional Elocutionist, (circa 1880s-?), Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Tertiary Classification:||elocution prizes|
|Series:||Australian Prize Medals|
|Obverse Description:||Inscribed within central circle JA; cross arms incised with floral design|
|Reverse Description:||Inscribed: SOUTH ST. COMPETITIONS / 1905 / BALLARAT / CHAMPION AGGRIGATE ELOCUTION / WON BY / JAS. ANDERSON|
Reverse: SOUTH ST. COMPETITIONS 1905 BALLARAT CHAMPION AGGRIGATE ELOCUTION WON BY JAS. ANDERSON
|Shape:||Cross & loop|
|Awarded To:||Mr James Anderson, Australia, 1905|
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