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Medal

Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    early 20th century (made)

  • Museum number:

    MISC.346:1-1991

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Rectangular wooden box covered with black leather effect paper. It has a press stud release catch and is hinged along the shorter length. The inside of the lid section is lined with white silk and the other with royal blue velvet. This is pierced to take the pin of the medal and has a circular indentation to fit the medal itself.

The medal consists of two parts joined by a small metal ring. The upper part is of two silver coloured pieces shaped and joined together with a royal blue piece of ribbon. The top shape has a pin joined at right angles. The lower part is a circular medal of silver coloured alloy. Both sides have a decoration of scrolls and leaves in a circle. The front has a wreath and the words 'FOR REGULAR ATTENDANCE' embossed on it, while the reverse has the name 'E. DAVIS' engraved on it.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

early 20th century (made)

Dimensions

length: 11.4 cm box, width: 6.5 cm box, depth: 1.8 cm box, diameter: 4.5 cm medal, length: 9.2 cm medal and ribbon

Object history note

Presented to Ethel Davis, born 1894, while attending Camberley School in Surrey.

Descriptive line

School medal, decorated with scrolls and leaves and the words FOR REGULAR ATTENDANCE embossed on the front and E DAVIS on the back, silver coloured alloy and royal blue ribbon, English, early 20th century

Materials

Metal; Wood; Velvet; Silk; Material; Ribbon; Paper

Techniques

Stamping; Engraving

Categories

Children & Childhood; Education & Learning

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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