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Medal

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mudie, James (designed by)
    Webb, Thomas (maker)
    Brenet, Guy, born 1728 - died 1792 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the late Jas. W. Fleming

  • Museum number:

    1983-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This bronze medal depicts 'Field Marshal F Duke of York' in profile. On the reverse Queen Charlotte is shown presenting colours to the students of the Royal Military College at Sandhurst, with the legend 'Presentation of colours by her majesty.' In the exergue, there is a view of the college and the date 1802.

This medal is the eleventh 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. 11), bronze. Obv., profile head of 'Field Marshal F. Duke of York.' Rev., Queen Charlotte presenting colours to the students of the Royal Military College at Sandhurst, with the legend 'Presentation of colours by her Majesty'. In the exergue, a view of the college and the date 1802. Signed 'Mudie d.,' 'Webb f.,' 'Brenet f.'

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Mudie, James (designed by)
Webb, Thomas (maker)
Brenet, Guy, born 1728 - died 1792 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

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, F. Duke of York, Queen Charlotte, Sandhurst

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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