Certificate awarded to Thomas Gaunt, Melbourne by the Intercolonial Exhibition of Australasia, Melbourne, 1866-67. Awarded for an exhibit of cut colonial pebbles used in spectacles by the jury of Section XVII.

Printed by De Gruchy & Co, Lithographers, Melbourne, 1866.

Physical Description

Highly decorative certificate in gold, olive, cream & red. Patterned in Florentine/Celtic style. Central scroll, in cream, awards the certificate to Thomas Gaunt for cut colonial pebbles used in spectacles at the Intercolonial Exhibition of Australasia in 1866. At the top of the certificate a gold plate saying 'Victoria'. In the border around the certificate are the names of participants in the exhibition: South Australia, New Zealand, Western Australia, Netherlands India, New Caledonia, Queensland, Tasmania & New South Wales. Lithograph by De Gruchy & Co, Melbourne.

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