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Dewar Curling Challenge Trophy

Period:
20th Century
Description:
Silver shield on wooden mount. Presented to Wanlockhead Curling Club for annual competition, by Sir Thomas Dewar in 1912. Top part of shield bears Scottish Coat of Arms – Lion Rampant Shield flanked by two unicorns and and headed by bear holding sword and sceptre. Below is legend ‘Nemo me impune lacessit’. Below central curling scene is title ‘DEWAR CHALLENGE TROPHY’. Winners names are inscribed annuall from 1913 to 1930 with exceptions of 1924 & 1928.
Materials/Media:
Silver & Wood
Dimensions:
Silver Shield: depth 625mm; breadth 525mm, Wooden Mounting: depth 825mm; breadth 700mm
Source:
Museum of Lead Mining
Accession number:
E1/111
Digital Number:
WHSW003n
Creation Date:
1912
Copyright:
Wanlockhead Museum Trust