Queen Victoria Golden Jubilee – Albany

1887-45a Albany

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1887-45a Albany Initials



Reference:Carlisle 1887/45A
Maker:Stokes & Martin

Gilt bronze Queen Victoria Jubilee medals were given to each school child, and the silver ones were presented to dignitaries, some of whom had their initials engraved on them. The illustrated piece in the Carlisle reference has the initials E.G.S.H., namely Edward George Sydney Hare, who was a solicitor in Albany and a member of the Albany Municipal Council in 1887. At the moment J.H. has not been identified.

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