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Medal

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wyon, William, born 1795 - died 1851 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    1971-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This round silver medal depicts Queen Victoria in profile. On the reverse Lord Gough is shown receinging the arms of the Sikhs with the word 'To the army of the Punjab. MDCCCXLIX.'

Gough was a British field marshal who defeated the Sikh forces in the battle of Gujarat in the Punjab.

Physical description

Medal. Silver. round. Obv., profile head of the Queen, 'Victoria Regina', Rev., Lord Gough receiving the arms of the Sikhs, and the words 'To the army of the Ounjab. MDCCCXLIX.' Swivel and ribbon, with bars for Goojerat and Mooltan.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Wyon, William, born 1795 - died 1851 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.375 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, silver, Queen Victoria and Lord Gough,

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

List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington Museum acquired in the Year 1877, London, 1877. p.185

Materials

Silver

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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