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2003/121/8 Scoring board, 'Dover Heights Bowling Club International Gala Day', wood / paper, made by Harold Newstead, Dover Heights, New South Wales, Australia, 1989-1992. Click to enlarge.

'Dover Heights Bowling Club International Gala Day' scoring board

Made
The Rose Bay Bowls Club is typical of many a suburban club, it started in 1920s and amalgamated with Double Bay Bowling Club in 2001, selling the land and building to Cranbrook school. Many other clubs have suffered this fate like the City Bowling Club (established in 1880). The collection from Rose Bay includes a rare 1930s medical stretcher. Folklore asserts there's a high number of deaths on the bowling field. There's also a player's locker with bowling bag, bowls, purse and tube of …

Summary

Object No.

2003/121/8

Object Statement

Scoring board, 'Dover Heights Bowling Club International Gala Day', wood / paper, made by Harold Newstead, Dover Heights, New South Wales, Australia, 1989-1992

Physical Description

Wooden scoring board for Dover Heights Bowling Club showing the winners of the 1991 international gala day competition. The outside of the boards is decorated with the flags of thirty eight countries representing the background of the players. The rules of play are described on the board as well as when refreshments occur. The cost of the day ($15.00) is included.

Production

Made

Notes

Signed 'Harold Newstead' in black ink in lower right corner

History

Notes

Dover Heights then Rose Bay bowling club.

Source

Credit Line

Purchased, 2003

Acquisition Date

13 August 2003

Cite this Object

Harvard

'Dover Heights Bowling Club International Gala Day' scoring board 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 28 September 2021, <https://ma.as/319583>

Wikipedia

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