Certificate awarded by Warrnambool Poultry Dog & Pigeon Society to Mr. Clifford Nowell, who won second prize for his silver wyandotte cock in the ninth annual show, dated 1909.

This item forms part of the Nowell Collection. This extensive collection includes: gardening tools, horticultural journals, trade literature, prize certificates, notebooks, correspondence, photographs, seeds, books on gardening and poultry.

Mr Clifford Nowell had over 30 years experience in all branches of horticulture before working as a gardening instructor at Burnley Horticultural College in Melbourne from 1944 to 1959. Mr Nowell was also a well regarded specialist grower of sweet peas who successfully exhibited his flowers and ran a sweet pea seed business. He had a seed farm in Blackburn from which he hand selected seeds and then sold by catalogue from his Box Hill address in the 1930s.

Physical Description

Off white card with red printing. Features a decorative printed border framing printed text and the recipient's prize details that are handwritten in black and red ink. A red circular emblem is at the centre top of the card.

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