Item 005/003 - The Halahan Trophy

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GB 2014 WS-04-TRO-005/003


The Halahan Trophy


  • 1927 (Creation)

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Silversmiths. Founded by John Mark Harris in 1817, and continued by John Robert Harris. The business passed to Charles Stuart Harris in 1852, and in 1881 was registered under the name of Charles Stuart Harris. Acquired the manufactories of the Houle and Harris brothers in 1897. By 1897 was under the name C.H. Harris Ltd. After C.H. Harris died in 1918, the business continued to operate until its merger with I. Freeman and Co in 1933.

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Inscription: 'This House Challenge Cup is presented by Beryl Halahan to the Westminster Boat Club to commemorate four years spent at Westminster by her son George Edward Desmond Halahan 1924/28'. A large George V silver two-handed cup and cover on silver-mounted wood stand, leaf-capped scroll handles, cut-card motif on body and cover, presentation inscribed. Donor: Beryl Halahan. Awarded as the House Challenge Cup.

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Height: 34cm Weight: 3.1kg

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GB 2014

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  • English


  • Latin


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