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Medal - Melbourne Regatta Prize, Australia, 1888 Reg. No: NU 20065
- Melbourne Regatta prize medal, dated 1888.
The medal was made by W.J. Taylor. William Joseph Taylor, a London medallist and dealer, had tried to set up a mint in Melbourne in the early 1850s and retained links to the city.
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection, W.J.Taylor, Mint, London, United Kingdom|
|Tertiary Classification:||sports prizes|
|Obverse Description:||Nude male figure reclining on floating bed amongst reeds holding a paddle.|
|Reverse Description:||Engraved text framed by wreath.|