Badge ( Vogeltown Bowling Club )

Production date
Circa 1880s-1900
Description
A Vogeltown Bowling Club badge. The round enamelled metal badge features a black enamelled lawn bowl at the centre of a red enamelled shield. " VOGELTOWN BOWLING CLUB / NEW PLYMOUTH " is marked around the outside of the design on a blue enamelled border and scroll design beneath the bowl. It is mounted with a simple pin on the reverse.
See full details

Object detail

Production date
Circa 1880s-1900
Credit line
This badge originally belonged to Alexander Douglas (Doug) Gray. Gray was a prominent dentist in New Plymouth from the 1880s until he returned to Auckland in the early 1900s. He won several local bowls prizes while in Taranaki. See The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Taranaki, Hawke’s Bay & Wellington Provincial Districts] http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-Cyc06Cycl-t1-body1-d1-d21-d7.html 
Accession number
PA2012.148
Collection type
Material

Share

My shortlist

Explore other objects by colour

Public comments

Be the first to comment on this object record.

Google reCaptchaThis site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.