Troqueer Volunteer Corps Presentation Cup, 1806

This Edinburgh hallmarked silver trophy was given by the Troqueer Volunteers to Mrs Maxwell of Kirkconnell, New Abbey in 1806. The Maxwell family crest, "Spero Meliora" above a winged eagle, is engraved on the back of the trophy. The inscription on the front reads: " Presented to Mrs Maxwell of Kirkconnell by The Troqueer Volunteers a small tribute for her patriotic liberality and attention to them 1806"    Purchased with the assistance of the National Fund for Acquisitions, administered with government funds by National Museums Scotland.  
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Dick & McPherson
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227 mm (height) x 230 mm (width)
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