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Medal - Medal

Medal

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wyon, T Junior

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the late Jas. W. Fleming, F.R, C.S.E, Surgeon- Major 4th R.I.D Guards.

  • Museum number:

    1903-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This bronze medal depicts Lieutenant General Lord Viscount Wellington. On the reverse side Victory is represented standing on a rock, holding a palm branch and a wreath beside her a shield combining Britain and Portugal, with a French eagle lying at her feet.

Physical description

Medal, bronze, round. Obv. profile head of Lieut. Gen Lord Viscount Wellington, K.B., MDCCCX. Rev. Victory standing on a rock, holding a palm branch and a wreath. There is a shield beside her combining Britain and Portugal, and a French eagle at her feet.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Wyon, T Junior

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Dimensions

Diameter: 2 in

Object history note

Given by the late Jas. W. Fleming, F.R.C.S.E., Surgeon-Major 4th R.I.D. Guards.

Descriptive line

Medal, bronze, Viscount Wellington

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1877. London, 1878. p.176

Materials

Bronze

Categories

Coins & Medals

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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