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Certificate - Honourable Mention, Intercolonial Exhibition of Australasia, Thomas Gaunt, 1866-1867 Reg. No: HT 28094
- 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.
- 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
|Dimensions:||580 mm (Height), 430 mm (Width)|
|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|