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Medal

Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver medal

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the late Jas. W. Fleming

  • Museum number:

    1553-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a silver medal made in the 19th century, in England. This medal was given by Shah Soojah-ool-Moolk to all British officers and troops present at the storming of Ghuznee. The obverse of this medal represents the fortress of Ghuznee and the reverse shows laurel branches enclosing a mural crown, and date 23rd July 1839. This medal is inscribed "Danl Bohan, 2nd Regt" and has slide and ribbon.

Physical description

Obv., the fortress of Ghuznee. Rev., laurel branches enclosing a mural crown, and date 23rd July 1839. Slide and ribbon.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silver medal

Marks and inscriptions

"Danl Bohan, 2nd Regt."
"nd Regiment Bengal European (Light Infantry)

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.5 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, awarded to Daniel Bohan, 2nd Regt. Bengal Europeans, by Shah Shuja-ul-Mulk for his part in the storming of Ghazni in 1839, English, early 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. 126.

Production Note

Given by Shah Soojah-ool-Moolk to all British officers and troops present at the storming of Ghuznee.

Materials

Silver

Subjects depicted

Mural crown; Fortress; Laurel branches

Categories

Coins & Medals

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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