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The Geelong Gold Cup

15 ct gold
(a-b) 35.2 × 17.0 × 10.4 cm (overall)
Place/s of Execution
Geelong, Victoria
(a) engraved in front c.: Geelong / 1879.
engraved in rear c.: Won by / Mr (r underlined / ..) M. Loughlin's / LORD HARRY.
punched in top of base in rear c.: E. FISCHER GEELONG
Accession Number
Australian Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
The O'Loughlin Gift: a memorial to Martin Loughlin (1833-94), miner, sportsman and philanthropist. Gift of three of his great-nieces, 1994
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Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Two handled cup and cover, gold. Trophy is 'a claret jug, made in the form of a Tuscan vase'. Circular cover is shaped and domed and surmounted by the figure of a horse and jockey.