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[Design For Debating Certificate]

c1930. Etching, 23.5 x 31.5cm. Slight soiling, crinkles.

The lower centre of the border shows the Hume-Barbour Debaters’ Trophy, a bronze sculpture by Raynor Hoff.

Miss Hume-Barbour, a descendant of the Australian explorer Hamilton Hume, donated the trophy to the NSW Department of Education in 1929, and the competition, now known as the Premier’s Debating Challenge, began in 1930. Ref: SMH, 23 August 1929; NSW Dept of Education.

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Item #CL181-143

Price (AUD): $660.00  Other currencies

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