Set of lawn bowls, in carry bag c1932

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Lawn bowl
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Bowling bag
Date Used
1932
1944
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Object Detail


Brief Description
Lawn bowls, compound plastic, set of four, with bag. Three bowls are brown, one is black; all made by F J Griffiths (circa 1932), cream coloured discs in each end feature an 'hour-glass design', surrounded by small inscribed marks in the shape of Australia, with letters and numerals within. Bag is reddish-brown textured leather, two handles, leather and brass clasp; purple, yellow and white checked flannelette lining; wide leather straps attached with studs, to hold bowls in place (circa 1944).
Measurements
Bowls: H: 100 W: 130 D: 130mm (H: 3 15/16 W: 5 1/8 D: 5 1/8")
Bag: H: 235 W: 420 D: 340mm (H: 9 1/4 W: 16 9/16 D: 13 3/8")
Media/Materials
Associated Person
Date Used
1932
1944
Location
In storage
Registration No
1994.3019
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Mary Caffin.

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