Commemorative trowel used by Robert Hodgson, Jarrow Docks

Made:
pre 1856

Trowel, used by Robert Hodgson in laying the foundation stone of the Jarrow Docks of the north 50 feet lock, on 25th September 1856. Originally presented to him as a momento. Engraved with details of the event.

Details

Category:
Miscellanea & Curiosities
Object Number:
2011-7059
Materials:
silver (metal) and wood (unidentified)
type:
trowel
credit:
British Transport Commission