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Trowel presented to Sir Isaac Isaacs as Governor-General on the occasion of laying foundation stone of the Commonwealth National Library, Canberra, 23rd November, 1934 [realia] / Hardy Bros. Ltd
Bib ID 768801
Format ObjectObject [realia]
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Description 1934 
1 trowel : silver, brass with wooden handle 23.5 cm. 
Series

Four trowels presented to Sir Isaac Isaacs as Governor-General.

Notes

Collection of: Four trowels presented to Sir Isaac Isaacs as Governor-General.

Inscription: "Trowel used by His Excellency The Rt. Hon. Sir Isaac A. Isaacs PC GCMG, Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia to lay the foundation stone of the Commonwealth National Library, Canberra, 23rd November 1934" -- engraved on trowel.

Also hold a replica of this trowel.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-139319910

Subjects Isaacs, Isaac, Sir, 1855-1948.  |  Commonwealth National Library (Australia)  |  Cornerstone laying.
Other authors/contributors Hardy Bros. Ltd. (Sydney)

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