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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:

    1447-1877

  • 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. The reverse shows Lord Gough receiving the arms of the Sikhs, and the words "To the Army of the Punjab, MD.C.C.C.X.L.I.X." This medal has a swivel with ribbon and two bars for "Goojerat," "Chilanwala."

Physical description

Silver medal, obv., profile head of Queen Victoria; rev., Lord Gough receiving the arms of the Sikhs. Swivel, with ribbon, and two bars for "Goojerat," "Chilianwala."

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.

"To the Army of the Punjab, MD.C.C.C.X.L.I.X."
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.

Descriptive line

Silver medal, the Punjab Medal commemorating the end of the Anglo-Sikh Wars in 1849, 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

Categories

Coins & Medals

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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