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Medal

Medal

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronzed electrotype copy

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the late Jas. W. Fleming

  • Museum number:

    1599-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a bronzed electrotype medal made in the 19th century, in England. This medal was copied from the 18th century English original. The obverse of this medal represents St. Geroge and the Dragon, and label "Quo fata vocant." The reverse has the inscription "Vth Foot. Merit. March 10th, 1767."

Physical description

Obv., St. George and the Dragon. Rev., an inscription.

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bronzed electrotype copy

Marks and inscriptions

"Quo fata vocant."
obv.

"Vth Foot. Merit. March 10th, 1767."
rev.

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.312 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, merit, 5th Regt. of foot, 10th March 1767, 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. p. 133.

Production Note

copied from an English original

Materials

Bronze

Techniques

Electrotype

Subjects depicted

Dragon

Categories

Coins & Medals

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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