Oamaru District High Dux Medal

Maker
John Hislop
Production date
1881
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Description
Silver medal, Maltese cross shaped. The centre is a raised circle. Raised on this circle is Oamaru High School Dux 1881. On the back is "HISLOP.”

Attached to the medal is a black ribbon with a silver bar top and bottom. The lower bar is engraved on the edges. In the middle is "George G. Jackson." The top bar is engraved "Presented By James Holmes ESQ" This bar has a long pin slightly bent at the back, this fits into a curved hook.
Production date
1881
Production period
Collection type
Media/materials
metal
Measurements
H 5mm x W 40mm x D 86mm
Accession number
88/0321
System ID
9023
Current Rights
Culture Waitaki Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence
Organisation Credit Line
Collection of the Waitaki Museum. Id 9023

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I think the George g Jackson dux on this medal was George Galloway Jackson (1866-1893) son of Robert Jackson and Mary-Ann Clunie. The Jacksons farmed at Rockvale, Weston. Robert was my great-grandfather.

- Graeme Martyn

Posted on 19-08-2020 08:36:57



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