Gold medal presented for first place in AASC one mile race on 12 February 1908, won by Frank Beaurepaire

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Medal/Gold medal
Date Used
12 Feb 1908
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Brief Description
Gold medal won by Frank Beaurepaire for 1st place in the 1 Mile Swim at the A.A.S.C., 12th February, 1908. Medal features A.A.S.C. monogram with surrounding text in legend that reads "AUSTRALASIAN AMATEUR SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS". Small gold swan attached to top of medal via two metal rings. Reverse features image of swimmers in water (one diving) and the legend inscription reads "1 MILE F. BEAUREPAIRE VIC TIME 24 MIN 29 SECS.". Inscription on reverse of swan reads "12/2/08".
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 50 W: 32 D: 3mm (H: 1 15/16 W: 1 1/4 D: 1/8")
Media/Materials
Date Used
12 Feb 1908
Location
In storage
Registration No
1990.2400.62
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Ian F Beaurepaire

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