Dagenham Town Show Tug of War

Object number

LDVAL 2006.10.17

Date

before 1961

Description

Large plaque presented by Mr and Mrs Brookes for the Dagenham Town Show annual challenge Tug of War competition. Awarded between 1961 and 1983.

Physical description

Large wooden plaque with square sides that has been made in two sections. There are two square notches in the lower corners and a rounded section at centre top. In the centre is a large decorative silver plaque with a circular scene depicting a tug of war competition. This is surrounded with art deco motifs. The central decoration is surrounded on three sides by silver shields bearing the names of the winning teams.

Condition

Fair

Notes

Winners 1961. Ford Sport & S.C. 1962. New Haw & Woodham 1963. Beckton Gas 1964. Broadmoor Staff 1965. Wood Treatment 1966. Wood Treatment 1965. Ford Sports & S.C. 1968. Ford Sports & S.C. 1969. Ford Sports & S.C. 1970. Harp, Luton 1971. Ford Sports & S.C. 1972. Harp Tug of War Club 1973. Beckton Gas 1974. Curzon 1975. Earl of Essex 1976. Earl of Essex 1977. Beech Hill Blues 1978. Curzon 1983. Gateway EGA

Type

Plaque

Size

Whole length: 385mm
width: 300mm
Depth: 20mm

Material

Plaque: Wood
Decoration: Silver

Collection type

Social history

Inscription

Inscription Engraved On front: DAGENHAM TOWN SHOW PRESENTED BY MR. & MRS. BROOKES FOR ANNUAL CHALLENGE COMPETITION TUG OF WAR

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1643/17 (2006-02-14)

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Gallery

Metadata
Start datebefore 1961
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypePlaque
Material
Wood
Silver
Collection typeSocial history