||agricultural shows, agriculture, horses
|Themes this item is part of:
||George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
||Australian Agricultural Prize
||Around on a broad rim, SHEPPARTON & LOWER GOULBURN AGRICULTURAL & PASTORAL SOCIETY at centre, AWARDED TO J.P. Fitzgerald 2nd PRIZE PAIR PONIES 1881 (originally it read 1st prize / PONY BUT THIS HAS BEEN CORRECTED)
||At centre a shield quartered with sheep, wheat-sheaf, sailing ship and wine barrel below bunches of grapes, a second shield set at the centre of the first with a kangaroo left, head right. The main shield is set below a rising-sun and within a wreath of rose, shamrock and oak. Below is a ribbon with the motto: BY THE RIGHT USE OF GOD'S GIFTS.
||Obverse: SHEPPARTON & LOWER GOULBURN AGRICULTURAL & PASTORAL SOCIETY AWARDED TO J.P. Fitzgerald 2nd PRIZE PAIR PONIES 1881
Reverse: BY THE RIGHT USE OF GOD'S GIFTS
||Shepparton and Lower Goulburn Valley Agricultural and Pastoral Society, Shepparton, Victoria, Australia, 1881
||J. Fitzgerald, Victoria, Australia, 1881
- [Thesis] Lugton, Mary E. 1989. George McArthur of Maldon: his Life and his Book Collection.
- [Catalogue] Morrison, Ian. 2003. The Baker of Maldon.