Australia New South Wales Great Blackwell
Medal - Great Blackwell Western Downs Pastoral Society Prize c.1880 (AD)
Mint: F.B. & R.
Other Details: Prize medal issued by the Great Blackwell Pastoral Society. Pastoral and other agricultural societies in the nineteenth century were an important means of encouraging best farming practice and the incorporation of new developments. They regularly held shows and competitions.
An bronze prize medal (45 mm diameter) featuring three circles containing a horse's head; a bull's head and the third, two sheep, ram standing and ewe sitting; together with the name of the society and space for details of the winner on the reverse within an olive wreath
No inscription; Three circles containing a horse's head; a bull's head and the third, two sheep, ram standing and ewe sitting
Wreath; in a banner arrangement which is interwoven across the wreath GREAT BLACKALL SOCIETY PASTORAL PRIZE MEDAL WESTERN DOWNS; mint initials F.B. & R. at rim 06
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
circa 1880 AD
Reverse: BLACKALL SOCIETY PASTORAL PRIZE MEDAL GREAT WESTERN DOWNS F.B. & R.
Type of item
45 mm (Outside Diameter), 70.53 g (Weight)