Medal (obverse) of the Falkirk Bowling Club, Stirlingshire

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Postcard of Medal (obverse) of the Falkirk Bowling Club, Stirlingshire.
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Medal (obverse) of the Falkirk Bowling Club, Stirlingshire

This is the obverse of a silver medal of the Falkirk Bowling Club in Stirlingshire. It was made by Peter Arthur in 1854 and was awarded annually between 1854 and 1863.

The obverse has the names of the winners of the medal.

The Scots created modern bowling by playing it on the best quality of turf rather than any patch of ground beside a public house or country house.

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Online ID: 000-100-067-551-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.1952.765
Date: 1853 - 1854
Material: Silver
Dimensions: 64 mm
What: Sporting medal
Subject: Prize awards
Who: Falkirk Bowling Club
Peter Arthur, Glasgow (Maker)
Thomas Keir (Presenter and first recipient)
Where: Scotland, Falkirk
Scotland, Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Description: Silver medal of the Falkirk Bowling Club, presented by Thomas Keir, awarded annually 1854 - 1863, and made by Peter Arthur, 1853 - 1854
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