Trophy Cup, Ploughman Competition, awarded to John Brown; HW?; 1870; RI.W2002.15...
Trophy Cup, Ploughman Competition, awarded to John BrownAbout this object
This trophy was awarded to John Brown of Waimatuku for winning the Ploughing Competition as the best double furrow ploughman in 1872 & 1874. The trophy was presented to the Western District Farmers Club by Christopher Basstian as a 'Challenge Cup'.
Ploughing competitions regularly feature on the rural calendar, however, this trophy is from one of the earliest competitions held in New Zealand.
inorganic, processed material, metal, silverMeasurements
h 190 mm x w 140 mm x d 85 mm