Presentation plaque; plaque inscribed 'Garden Competition District Railway 1st prize 1916'
Rectangular plaque with brass face engraved with flowers, inscribed 'Garden Competition District Railway 1st Prize 1916'. Mounted on wood, varnished on the front side only. Bears two hooks and a cord on the back side. The plaque was dug up by Henry Reginald Horsley who worked as a signalman at Northfields in 1948. The person this plaque was awarded to is unknown.
Simple name : Presentation plaque
Date : 1916
Collection : Relics
Object location : Acton Depot
Reference number : 2014/8321
Size : W 280mm
Associated person : Henry Reginald Horsley
Manufacturer : unknown : 1916
Material : Brass,Wood
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