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  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver medal

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the late Jas. W. Fleming

  • Museum number:


  • 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)


19th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Silver medal

Marks and inscriptions

"Napoléon III. Empereur"

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


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"



Subjects depicted

Laurel wreaths


Coins & Medals


Sculpture Collection

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