Umpire's whistle used by Jack Elder, c1908-22

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Whistle
Date Used
1908-1922
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Brief Description
A tin umpire's whistle, with wooden pea, featuring stamped lettering that appears to read, "THE THUNDERER / PATENT". This whistle was used by Victorian Football League umpire Jack Elder between 1908 and 1922. Elder umpired every finals game between 1909 and 1913. When he retired he had umpired a total of 39 finals and 10 Grand Finals.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 25 W: 21 D: 57mm (H: 1 W: 13/16 D: 2 1/4")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1908-1922
Location
In storage
Registration No
1986.656.2
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Mrs J Randall & Mr J Jewell

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