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Private Deposit Collection : University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Collections George Wilson Collection With digital objects
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George Wilson Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC 2019/1
  • Collection
  • 1932 - 1980

Collection consists of rugby memorabilia and other material relating to the life and work of George Wilson, master of Hytten Hall, the University of Tasmania's first residential college

George Thomas Jamieson Wilson

Heraldic shield

Mounted wooden wall shield from A W Crisp & Co., 16 King's Parade, Cambridge. Unidentified. Four lions on red background

George Thomas Jamieson Wilson

Latin motto

Framed Latin motto "Virtute experiamur" (Let courage be thy test). Unidentified. Red and white shield with image of Viking ship, with 'Mr. G.T.J. Wilson' under.

George Thomas Jamieson Wilson


Straight razor with black bakelite handle, engraved "Bengall". Cadman & Sons, Sheffield, England. In cardboard container 16.5 x 3 cm

George Thomas Jamieson Wilson

Tankard 1958

Leadless pewter tankard, engraved 'To George Wilson. From History III B 1958'. Made by Silcraft Pty. Ltd., Melbourne

George Thomas Jamieson Wilson

Tankard 1952

Silver plated tankard, inscribed 'T.U.R.U.F.C., G.Wilson, in appreciation 1952'. On the base: Perfection E.P.N.S. A1

George Thomas Jamieson Wilson

Tankard 1966

Leadless pewter tankard, inscribed 'In appreciation T.U.R.U.F.C. 1966'. "Huntly", Silcraft Pty. Ltd., Melbourne

George Thomas Jamieson Wilson

Tankard 1967

Lead free Kirra pewter tankard, inscribed 'To the Guru from the 1967 Disciples'. Made by Pewter Products P/L, Melbourne, Australia

George Thomas Jamieson Wilson

Tankard 1968

Super fine lead less pewter tankard, inscribed 'Presented to Mr George Wilson, Coach, by University Under 19 Premiers 1968'. Inscription on base: 'Good on you "George!" "Lang may your lum reek" (Scottish, literally translates to "Long may your chimney smoke!", signifying "may you live long"). Huntly. Made in Australia by Silcraft Pty. Ltd., Melbourne

George Thomas Jamieson Wilson

Presentation bucket

Silver plated presentation bucket, inscribed 'The George Wilson Award for outstanding service to the Tasmanian Rugby Union. Presented on behalf of Australian Universities Rugby men by R.A.O. Martin and R.L. Newman as a token of the esteem and affection held for George Wilson over the period 1947-1975. Hobart Tasmania March 1975' On base: Kenson EP A1

George Thomas Jamieson Wilson


Leadless pewter tankard, with inscription 'T.U.R.U.F.C., Presented to George Wilson, in appreciation'. Huntly, Sllcraft Pty. Ltd., Melbourne

George Thomas Jamieson Wilson

Bottle of wine

Green bottle of red wine, with cork in. Label reads: 'University Rugby Club Red 1986. George Wilson, the Club patron, with black and white photo, 1983 under. Cabernet Sauvignon. An elegant red for the true red man and Club supporter, eminently suitable for imminent consumption or short term cellaring

George Thomas Jamieson Wilson

Trophy urn

Silver plated trophy urn, inscribed 'S.T.R.U. First Premiers, Tasmanian University Rugby Club 1934'

M. P.Crisp (Capt)
J. M. Crisp
F. C. Mitchell
H. O. Westbrook
A. B. Hunt
K. O. Shatwell
I. Paull
J. McGrath
P. Unwin
H. M. Nicholls
J. E. Mullen
D. Anderson
J. McG. Hood
B. J. B. Morris

George Thomas Jamieson Wilson

Tankard 1948

Sheffield pewter tankard, inscribed 'G. Wilson, Presented by T.U.R.C. 1948'. Made in England, Manor 2132

George Thomas Jamieson Wilson