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Medal - Melbourne Hippodrome, Presentation to Bandmaster, Victoria, Australia, 1881 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20489

Summary:
Australia Victoria Melbourne
Presentation medal to Bandmaster 1881 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Awarded to: T.B.Johnson
Other Details: This engraved silver medal was presented to the bandmaster of the Melbourne Hippodrome, T.B.Johnson, in 1881. It was awarded by R. Driver for 'satisfactory management as bandmaster April 1881'. The Hippodrome was an entertainment facility that was located on the site of the future Comedy Theatre in Exhibition Street in the 1890s. In 1911 a new hippodrome was built on the site of the future Arts Centre in St Kilda Road.
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 56 mm (Height), 41 mm (Width), 41 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: music
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: music
Series: Presentation
DateEra: 1881 AD
Obverse Description: Engraved view of Hippodrome; above, HIPPODROME; below, MELBOURNE 1881
Reverse Description: Engraved: PRESENTED/TO/T.B.Johnson/from/R.Driver/FOR SATISFACTORY MANAGEMENT/AS BANDMASTER/APRIL 1881
Edge Description: plain
Inscriptions: plain (edge)
Engraved view of Hippodrome; above, HIPPODROME; below, MELBOURNE 1881 (obverse)
Engraved: PRESENTED/TO/T.B.Johnson/from/R.Driver/FOR SATISFACTORY MANAGEMENT/AS BANDMASTER/APRIL 1881 (reverse)
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Melbourne Hippodrome, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Awarded To: T. Johnson
Person Named: R. Driver

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