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  • Title
    Frederick Danvers Power realia, 1829-1901
  • Call number
    R 902
    R 903
    R 904
    R 905
    LR 79
    LR 80
    Status: On display - The Collectors’ Gallery, Case 1, Shelf 18 (LR 80) and Shelf 20 (LR 79)
  • Level of description
    series
  • Date

    1829-1901
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    404078
  • Issue Copy
    Partly Digitised : R 905
  • Physical Description
    Objects
  • Scope and Content
    FREDERICK DANVERS POWER
    Miniature "Frederick Danvers Power. Aged about 2 years, taken by his father, Samuel Browning Powers" -- image 4.5 x 3.5 cm., in frame 8.5 x 6 cm., captioned on reverse of image (Call No.: R 902/a)

    Gold signet ring with coat of arms, engraved inside "Federick Danvers Power, 31st May 1883" in box (Call No.: R 902/b)

    Cornelian seal with wooden handle engraved with "F.D.P" and coat of arms -- 4.5 x 2.4 cm. (Call No.: R 902/c)

    EPNS match case with coat of arms -- 5 x 4.9 cm. (Call No.: R 902/d)

    Silver wolf scout award on green and gold ribbon -- figurine, 4 x 4 cm., on ribbon 42 x 3.5 cm. (Call No.: R 902/e)

    Electroplated spirit flask and matching sandwich box by Walker & Hall, Sheffield, in leather case. "To F. Danvers Power F.G.S., from J.I., The Caves trip, March 1898" engraved on front of flask and box -- flask, 13.5 x 10.5 cm., box, 13.5 x 11 cm., in case 14 x 13 cm. (Call No.: R 903/a-c)

    [Figure with pan, riverscape and trees] -- oil on small circular metal plate with hanger on reverse, 20.5 cm., diam. (Call No.: R 904)

    Wedding present - Large EPNS oval tray with 6 feet. Engraved with 8 medallions and initials at centre to commemorate the marriage of Frederick Danvers Power to Muriel Blain, 1901 -- 62.2 x 47 x 10 cm. (Call No.: LR 79)

    REV. ROBERT BLAIN
    5 piece matching floral embossed presentation EPNS tea and coffee service, stamped "G.W." and consisting of tea kettle with pomegranate finial on stand with burner, with inscription, 41 x 28 cm. Teapot, with inscription, 15 x 28 cm. Coffee pot, 29 x 24 cm. Milk jug, 15 x 12 cm. Open double handled sugar bowl, 14 x 21 cm. Inscription: "After an address and presentation to the Rev. Robert Blain, on the resignation of his charge as Pastor of the Presbyterian Church, for twenty three years, this tea service was presented to Mrs. Blain, by the people of Hinton, as a permanent record of their grateful sense of her unremitting attention to the children in the Sabbath school, and in many other ways, January 1861" (Call No.: LR 80)

    LUDWIG LEICHHARDT
    Pocket thermometer, on a metal engraved scale, 200 degrees fahrenheit, engraved "Paris 1829" (with bulb broken), in wooden case inscribed inside lid "16th Octbr 1846 Ludwig Leichhardt" -- 14.5 x 4.3 cm. (Call No.: R 905/a)

    Circular metal cased compass engraved on reverse "Dollond London" and extended carrier loop -- 5 cm. diam., height with loop, 6.5 cm. (Call No.: R 905/b)

    Accompanying notes and letter RE: provenance of thermometer and compass said to belong to Ludwig Leichhardt -- 6 items (Call No.: R 905/c)
  • Source
    Thermometer preserved and digitised as part of the Nelson Meers Foundation Benefaction, 2002 (R 905a) Compass digitised as part of the Nelson Meers Foundation Benefaction, 2002 (R 905b)
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  • General note

    Digital order no:Album ID : 823905
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