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Medal

Medal

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silvered electrotype copy

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the late Jas. W. Fleming

  • Museum number:

    1590-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a silvered electrotype medal made in the 19th century, in England. The obverse of this medal represents wreath composed of roses, shamrocks and thistles, enclosing the Prince of Wales's plume surrounded by a garter inscribed "Prince of Wales Own," and a label inscribed "Royal Hussars." The reverse shows figure of a hussar, and the date 1846, surrounded by a wreath. This medal has a swivel and ribbon.

Physical description

Medal, silvered electrotype copy. Obv., wreath composed of roses, shamrocks, and thistles, enclosing the Prince of Wales's plume surrounded by a garter inscribed "Prince of Wales Own," and a label inscribed "Royal Hussars." Rev., figure of a hussar, and the date 1846, surrounded by a wreath. Swivel and ribbon.

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silvered electrotype copy

Marks and inscriptions

"Prince of Wales Own"
obv.

"Royal Hussars"
label, obv.

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.625 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, Prince of Wales's Own Royal Hussars, 19th century electrotype copy.

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. pp. 131-132.

Production Note

copied from and English original

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Electrotype

Subjects depicted

Thistle; Garter; Shamrock; Wreath; Plume; Rose

Categories

Coins & Medals

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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