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Dublin Core

Title

The Pack-Beresford Challenge Cup

Date

Identifier

RDS_treasures_C23_Pack-Beresford finial.jpg

Description

A silver presentation trophy, the tapering cylindrical body on a spreading base, with a Celtic knot decorated stem, with two Celtic knot decorated handles and a similarly decorated band at the rim, the detachable cover with a finial in the form of a pig, engraved on one side THE P-B PERPETUAL CHALLENGE CUP PRESENTED TO THE ROYAL DUBLIN SOCIETY 1938 BY DENIS R. PACK-BERESFORD, VICE PRESIDENT, FOR THE BEST LARGE WHITE PIG, further engraved on the other side with names and dates.

Made by Thomas Weir & Sons, Dublin
Retailed by Thomas Weir & Sons, Dublin

Denis Robert Pack-Beresford O.B.E. (1864–1942), Honourable Secretary of the Royal Dublin Society (1922-34), Vice-President of the Royal Dublin Society (1934-42) and renowned Irish naturalist with a specific interest in spiders and woodlice.

Source

RDS Treasures Collection

Rights

Copyright RDS Library & Archives. Publication, transmission or display is prohibited without formal written approval of the RDS Library & Archives.

Relation

RDS Library & Archives

Format

Silver

Coverage

1938-1939

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Silver

Physical Dimensions

38 cm

Collection:

RDS Treasures


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Citation

Weir & Sons (Dublin, Ireland), “The Pack-Beresford Challenge Cup,” RDS, accessed September 28, 2022, https://digitalarchive.rds.ie/items/show/3957.

Files

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RDS_treasures_C23_Weir & Sons_Pack-Beresford finial.jpg