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Medal

Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silvered electrotype copy

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the late Jas. W. Fleming

  • Museum number:

    1616-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a silvered electrotype medal made in the 19th century, in England. The obverse of this medal is engraved with the Prince of Wales's plume, laurel branches, and the words "Wellington. Peninsula." The reverse shows a laurel wreath enclosing the names of eight Peninsular battles. This medal has a ring and ribbon.

Physical description

Obv., engraved with the Prince of Wales's plume, laurel branches, and the words. Rev., a laurel wreath enclosing the names of eight Peninsular battles. Ring and ribbon.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silvered electrotype copy

Marks and inscriptions

"Wellington. Peninsula."
obv.

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.50 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, laurel wreath enclosing the names of eight Peninsular battles, 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. 135.

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Electrotype

Subjects depicted

Laurel wreaths; Plumes; Laurel branches

Categories

Coins & Medals

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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