Royal Life Saving Society Award of Merit, presented to Lily Beaurepaire - 1911

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Medal/Medallion
Date Used
1911
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Brief Description
Silver medallion presented to Lily Beaurepaire for the Royal Life Saving Society Award of Merit, 1911. Obverse features scene of a figure rescuing another from the sea. Loop attachment at top. Text in legend reads "THE ROYAL LIFE SAVING SOCIETY / THE AWARD OF MERIT". Reverse features seated woman holding a laurel wreath with a setting sun in the background. A scroll contains text that reads "AWARDED TO" followed by an engraved inscription "LILIAN [sic] BEAUREPAIRE 1911.".
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 29 W: 29 D: 2mm (H: 1 1/8 W: 1 1/8 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1911
Location
On display
Registration No
1986.813.13
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Doreen Beaurepaire

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