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Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver medal

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the late Jas. W. Fleming

  • Museum number:

    1445-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a silver medal made in the 19th century, in England, and signed "W. Wyon, R. A." The obverse of this medal represents the profile head of Queen Victoria, and the reverse shows a figure of Victory standing by a trophy, and the words "Army of the Sutlej. Aliwal, 1846." This medal has a swivel with ribbon, and bar for "Sobracon."

Physical description

Silver medal, obv., profile head of Queen Victoria; rev., a figure of Victory standing by a trophy. Swivel and ribbon, with bar for "Sobraon."

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Silver medal

Marks and inscriptions

"Victoria Regina"
obv.

"Army of the Sutlej. Aliwal, 1846"
rev.

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.438 in

Object history note

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

Historical context note

The First Anglo-Sikh War included four major battles, Mudki, Ferozeshah, Aliwal and Sobraon

Descriptive line

Silver medal, The Sutlej Medal, commemorating the First Anglo-Sikh War, English 19th century.

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

List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington, Acquired During the Year 1877, Arranged According to the Dates of Acquisition. London : Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O. p. 113.

Materials

Silver

Subjects depicted

Trophy

Categories

Coins & Medals

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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