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Certificate - Honourable Mention, Intercolonial Exhibition of Australasia, Thomas Gaunt, 1866-1867 Document Reg. No: HT 28094

Summary:
Certificate awarded to Thomas Gaunt, Melbourne by the Intercolonial Exhibition of Australasia, Melbourne, 1866-67. Awarded for an exhibit of spectacles by the jury of Section XVII.

Printed by De Gruchy & Co, Lithographers, Melbourne, 1866.
Description:
Highly decorative lithographic print in gold, olive, cream & red. Patterned in Florentine/Celtic style. Central scroll, in cream. Around the border of the certificate are banners with the names of the participating States or Nations in the exhibition. Handwritten and printed text. Two numbers are written on the reverse in pencil.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 1991
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 580 mm (Height), 430 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: exhibitions, awards, world fairs, exhibitions melbourne intercolonial australasian 1866-1867, ploughing competitions
Themes this item is part of: Thomas Gaunt, Watchmaker & Jeweller (1829-1890), Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Melbourne Intercolonial Exhibition 1866
Inscriptions: Centre: ' INTERCOLONIAL EXHIBITION / OF / AUSTRALASIA / HELD AT MELBOURNE / 1866 & 7 / THIS IS TO CERTIFY / THAT THE JURY OF SECTION XVII / HAVE AWARDED / HONOURABLE MENTION / TO / Thomas Gaunt / OF / MELBOURNE / FOR / An Exhibit / of / Spectacles / J. G. Kinght / Secretary / John I. Bleasdale D. D. / Special Commissioner for Juries '
Around border: ' VICTORIA ', ' SOUTH AUSTRALIA ', ' NEW ZEALAND ', ' WESTERN AUSTRALIA ', ' NETHERLANDS INDIA ', ' NEW CALEDONIA ', QUEENSLAND ', ' TASMANIA ', NEW SOUTH WALES '
Bottom right side corner: ' LITH. & PRINTED BY DE GRUCHY & Co. MELB. '
Printer: De Gruchy & Co., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1866
Awarded To: Thomas Gaunt - Thomas Gaunt & Co, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1866-1867

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