Second place for best kept garden in Barking

Object number

LDVAL 2006.10.30

Date

1937

Description

Silver trophy presented by Alderman J.W. Garland to the 2nd place winner of the annual compitition for the best kept garden of a Barking council house. Awarded between 1953 and 1980.

Physical description

Silver trophy with a tall body that has three steps and an out-turned lip at the top and three steps and the bottom. The stem as a stepped band in the centre and the foot is steep with two steps. The handles are art deco in style, with decorative details reminiscent of the Empire State Building and leaves. They extend from the rim of the body to the band in the centre of the stem. The front of the body is engraved with the dedication and the back with the names of the winners.

Condition

Good

Notes

WINNERS 1953. H.J. Witham 1954. J. A. Wright 1955. W.C. Bayton 1956. J.A. Wright 1957. W.C. Brazier 1958. H.J. Witham 1959. J.W. Nash 1060. E.G. Monk 1961. H.J. Witham 1962. R.A. Kemp 1963. T.J. Tancred 1964. W.C. Bayton 1965. M. Jupe 1966. R. Potts 1967. R. Potts 1968. R. Potts / J. White 1969. R. Potts / J.W. Skilleter 1970. J.E. Babbage 1971. L.A. Wheeler 1972. M.E. Miller 1973. R. Bray 1974. A.W. Parrish 1975. J.S. Woods 1976. A.R. Daw 1977. A.R. Daw 1978. C.A. Hunt 1979. A.R. Daw 1980. A.R. Daw

Type

Trophy

Size

Trophy height: 240mm
Diameter: 122mm
width: 212mm

Collection type

Social history

Inscription

Inscription Engraved On front: PRESENTED BY THE LATE ALDERMAN J.W. GARLAND O.B.E. ANNUAL COMPETITION FOR THE BEST KEPT GARDENS OF BARKING COUNCIL HOUSES SECOND PRIZE
Hallmark Stamped On reverse: Array

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1643/30 (2006-02-14)

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Gallery

Metadata
Date1937
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeTrophy
Collection typeSocial history