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Medal - Medal

Medal

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mudie, James (designed by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the late Jas. W. Fleming

  • Museum number:

    1981-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This bronze medal represents Major-General Lord Hutchinson' in three-quarters bust. On the reverse side General Hutchinson and the Bey of Egypt are shown concluding a treaty while the legend alongside reads 'Egypt delivered' and the inscription in the exergue records the date 'Sept. II. MDCCCI (1801).'

This medal is the ninth in James Mudie's series of forty 'National Medals' struck in 1820 to commemorate British victories in George III's reign. They commemorate the events of the Napoleonic period, from a British perspective.

The medals were sold individually or in sets contained within a leather bound case in the form of a book.

Physical description

Medal, (Mudie's Series No. 9), bronze. Obv., three-quarter bust of 'Major-Gen. Lord Hutchinson.' Rev., General Hutchinson and the Bey of Egypt concluding a treaty, and the legend 'Egypt delivered'. In the exergue, 'Sept. II. MDCCCI.' Signed 'Mudie d.,' 'Duprés f.,' 'Webb f.,'

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Mudie, James (designed by)

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.62 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, Major- General Hutchinson, Egypt

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.187

Materials

Bronze

Categories

Coins & Medals

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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