Trophy presented to Fred Spofforth, c1878

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Trophy/Decorative/Cup
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Silver goblet presented to Fred Spofforth (cricketer). Engraved on one side is an inscription reading, in part, "PRESENTED / BY THE / SUBSCRIBERS TO THE BANQUET / GIVEN TO THE AUSTRALIAN CRICKETERS ... 23 JULY 1878". The name F R Spofforth, and a list of the members of the Australian cricket team, are also engraved. The goblet is decorated on the cup and base with an etched foliage design. Base is made of black plastic, with green felt on underside. Pronged metal flange on top is broken
1 - Silver goblet trophy: H: 215 W: 90 D: 90mm (H: 8 7/16 W: 3 9/16 D: 3 9/16")
2 - Trophy base: H: 60 W: 110 D: 110mm (H: 2 3/8 W: 4 5/16 D: 4 5/16")
Associated Event
In storage
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Derek R M Spofforth.



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