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Medal

Medal

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver medal

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the late Jas. W. Fleming

  • Museum number:

    1581-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a silver medal made in the 19th century, in France, and signed "Barré." The obverse of this medal represents the profile head of Napoleon III, "Napoléon III. Empereur," enclosed in a laurel wreath. The reverse shows the inscription "Campagne d'Italie, Montebello, Palestri, Turbigo, Magenta, Marignan, Solferino, 1859;" enclosed in a laurel wreath. This medal has a ring and ribbon.

Physical description

Obv., profile head of Napoleon III.; rev., an inscription enclosed in a laurel wreath. Ring and ribbon.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silver medal

Marks and inscriptions

"Napoléon III. Empereur"
obv.

"Campagne d'Italie, Montebello, Palestri, Turbigo, Magenta, Marignan, Solferino, 1859;"
rev.

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.25 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, commemorating battles in the war between France and Sardinia against Austria, 1859, French, mid 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. 130.

Production Note

signed "Barée"

Materials

Silver

Subjects depicted

Laurel wreaths

Categories

Coins & Medals

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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