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Medal presented to Albert Adams, Newport Christmas Games Mile Race 1886

Australian Sports Museum

Australian Sports Museum
East Melbourne, Australia

Small, circular, ornate medallion awarded to Albert Adams in 1886 that has engraving on both sides. Engraving on the front reads, "MILE / RACE / WON BY / A. ADAMS". Front is raised and has ornate engraving, while reverse is flat, with less ornate engraving. Reverse reads, in part, "NEWPORT XMAS SPORTS / 1886 / PRESENTED BY...". There are two rings at the top in the middle of the medallion.

Details

  • Title: Medal presented to Albert Adams, Newport Christmas Games Mile Race 1886
  • Date Created: 1886
  • Physical Dimensions: H: 40 W: 32 D: 5mm
  • Provenance: Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by the Adams Family.
  • Medium: Metal

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