Cup presented to George Smeaton at Caledonian Games, 1859

This engraved silver cup was presented to George Smeaton at the Ballarat Caledonian Games in 1859. The Cup is engraved with shield, engraved above shield within a banner: Caledonian Society of Ballarat.  Within the shield it says: 1st Annual Gathering, 1st January 1859,​ George Smeaton, 1st Prize for Tilting on Horseback.

Click here for a poster of a later Caledonian Gathering in Ballarat.

This item is from a museum collection
Image and description from State Library of Victoria.

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