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Medal

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1814 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mudie, James (designed by)
    Mills, George (maker)
    Dubois, Étienne Jacques (maker)

  • 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:

    2000-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This bronze medal depicts George, Prince Regent, laureated and in profile. On the reverse side Victory is shown holding a globe in her hands and approaching Britannia who is seated and receiving from the latter, an olive branch. In the exergue the inscription reads 'England gives peace to the world. 1814.'

This medal is the twenty-eighth 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. 28) bronze. Obv., profile laureated head of 'George Prince Regent, MDCCCXVI'. Rev., Victory, holding a globe in her hands and approaching Britannia who is seated, receives from the latter an olive branch. In the exergue, 'England gives peace to the world. 1814.' Signed 'Mudie d., 'Mills f.,' 'Dubois f.'

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1814 (made)

Artist/maker

Mudie, James (designed by)
Mills, George (maker)
Dubois, Étienne Jacques (maker)

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, George Prince Regent, peace 1814

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.190

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Globe; Olive branch

Categories

Coins & Medals

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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