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Gavel presented to The Hon. Joseph Cook, 1898 [realia]
Bib ID 1374914
Format ObjectObject [realia]
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Description 1919 
1 gavel ; wood and silver metal ; 19 cm. (length) 
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Title supplied by cataloguer.

One gavel, turned wood with silver metal roundel on top engraved with ornate "JC", and silver metal shield-shaped plaque engraved with dedication.

Inscriptions: "Presented to The Hon. Joseph Cook PMG by the Auburn Borough Council on the occassion of placing commemoration tablets in position on the facade of Town Hall, Auburn, 24/3/98" -- metal plaque. "JC" -- metal roundel.

Condition: good, some surface cracking of wood and slight tarnish on metal.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-136452255

Related Material Related material: Papers of Sir Joseph Cook : National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection MS 762 and MS 2212. 
Subjects Cook, Joseph, Sir, 1860-1947 -- Archives.  |  Gavels.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Archives.
Occupation Federal politicians.
Form/genre Gavels.  |  Presentation pieces.

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