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888899
  • Title
    Silver candelabra presented to Sir Francis Forbes, 1836 / B. Smith
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  • Call number
    XR 11
    Status: On display - The Collectors’ Gallery, Case 1, Shelf 21
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1836
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    888899
  • Physical Description
    1 candelabra - silver, in glass case
  • Source
    Presented by Sir Francis' grand-daughter, Mrs. K.A. Micthell, January 1931
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  • Description source

    Information transferred from pictures card catalogue as part of the eRecords Project, 2009-2010
  • General note

    This candelabra is mentioned in the Sydney Morning Herald, 6 May 1839
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    The candelabra was presented to the Chief Justice of New South Wales by the colonists. One side of the base is engraved as follows: 'To the Honorable the Chief Justice Forbes in token of respect and esteem for his public and private virtues. The colonists of New South Wales 1836.' Below this is engraved the silversmith's name 'B. Smith Duke St. Linn. [ie. Lincoln's] Inn Fields'.
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