Dagenham Town Show Handicraft Section

Object number

LDVAL 2006.10.5


before 1957


EPNS trophy awarded for the highest points gained in the handicraft section. Awarded between 1957 and 1991. Still bears the luggage label with the details of the last winner to be engraved on it.

Physical description

Large gilt tone EPNS cup trophy. Large plain main body with a decorative rim. Has a double banded stem and a stepped foot. Has handles on either side of the main body, which have leaf decoration at the point where the handle joins the trophy and have a square top. Mounted on a brown plastic plinth with the winners names engraved on it.




WINNERS 1957. Mrs M. Davies 1958. Mrs D. Anderson 1959. Mrs H. E. Green / G. E. Rousell 1960. Mrs M. Davies 1961. Mrs E. T. Pearson 1962. Mrs M. Davies 1963. Mrs M. Davies 1964. Mrs K. F. A. Brown 1965. Mrs K. F. A. Brown 1966. Mrs K. F. A. Brown 1967. Mrs E. Bishop 1968. Mrs E. Bishop 1969. Mrs E. Bishop 1970. Mrs L. Woodhead 1971. Mrs L. Woodhead 1972. Mrs. Picken 1973. Mrs S. Brundell 1974. E. Bigden 1975. Miss M. Mason 1976. Mrs J. Elliott 1977. Mrs J. Elliott 1978. Mrs J. Elliott 1979. Miss M. Mason 1980. Miss M. Mason 1981. Miss M. Mason 1982. Mrs Arnold 1983. Mrs M. Arnold 1984. Mrs M. Arnold 1985. Mrs Hope 1986. Mrs V. Sorenson 1987. Mrs M. Arnold 1988. Mrs J. Hope 1989. Mrs Arnold 1990. Mrs Arnold 1991. Mrs M. F. Arnold




Trophy height: 285mm
Diameter - top: 165mm
Diameter - base: 136mm
Plinth height: 80mm
Diameter: 177mm


Trophy: EPNS
Plinth: Plastic

Collection type

Social history


Makers Mark Stamped Inside base: EPNS / WBL / 3118
Makers Mark Engraved on base: Johnston & Co. Glasgow

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1643/5 (2006-02-14)

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Start datebefore 1957
InstitutionValence House Museum
Collection typeSocial history