Set of 4 Lawn Bowls stamped D. McG., 3 of which have ivory inserts

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Lawn bowl
Date Used
Circa 1895
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Brief Description
Lawn bowls, set of four; lignum vitae (heavy, dense wood), ivory inserts at each end: "D.Mc. G" on larger inserts on three bowls; "1" and "2" on smaller inserts on two bowls, missing from third bowl. One bowl is different from other three: "1" on small ivory insert at one end, the other end features a design of five small unmarked ivory inserts (one missing) and inscription into bowl: "R. Mc G". Worn, used circa 1895. No maker's mark.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 125 W: 120 D: 120mm (H: 4 15/16 W: 4 3/4 D: 4 3/4")
Media/Materials
Date Used
Circa 1895
Location
In storage
Registration No
1993.2956
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by K. P. Carr

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