Australia Victoria Melbourne
Mint: not recorded
Awarded to: Macallister, Edmund F.
Other Details: Melbourne & Hobson Bay Railway Co. medal engraved Edmund F. Macallister. The Melbourne and Hobson's Bay Railway Co. was a privately owned railway established in September 1854. It ran between Sandridge (Port Melbourne) and the City. In 1878 the Victorian Government acquired the Melbourne and Hobson's Bay United Railway Co., giving it an almost complete monopoly on Victorian railways.
Previous Collections: George McArthur
Engraved: MR EDMUND F. MACALLISTER.
Ring Mount, Plain
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), George McArthur, 15/3/1976
circa 1854 AD
Ring Mount, Plain (edge) THE/M.&H.B.U.R.CO/STATION/NO.5 (obverse) Engraved: MR EDMUND F. MACALLISTER. (reverse)
Type of item
[Thesis] Lugton, Mary E. 1989. George McArthur of Maldon: his Life and his Book Collection.
[Catalogue] Morrison, Ian. 2003. The Baker of Maldon.