Medal (reverse) of the Falkirk Bowling Club, Stirlingshire

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

This is the reverse 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 reverse features a scene from a bowls game.

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: 000-190-000-201-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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