Racing heritage — early Melbourne and Geelong trophies
21 September 2013 to 17 November 2013
Coinciding with the staging of this year’s Geelong Cup and Melbourne Cup, this display brings together exquisite gold and silver trophies from the late nineteenth century: The 1888 Melbourne cup from the National Gallery of Australia’s Elaine and Jim Wolfensohn Gift, and the Geelong gold cup of 1890 by local artisan Edward Fischer from the Geelong Gallery collection.
Presented in partnership with the
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
The National Gallery of Australia
is an Australian Government Agency