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Badge

Badge

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gilt electrotype copy

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the late Jas. W. Fleming

  • Museum number:

    1648-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a gilt electrotype badge made in England. This badge is a Maltese cross with lions between the limbs, embossed on one side with a crown and "Rifle Brigade." The other side is embossed with a bungle and "Marksman." This badge has a hook and a ribbon.

Physical description

A Maltese Cross with lions between the limbs, embossed on one side with a crown and "Rifle Brigade," and on the other, with a bugle and "Marksman." Hook and ribbon.

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gilt electrotype copy

Marks and inscriptions

"Rifle Brigade", "Marksman"

Dimensions

Length: 1.187 in, Width: 1.187 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

Badge, a Maltese Cross with lions between the limbs. 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. 139.

Production Note

copied from an English original

Materials

Gilt

Techniques

Electrotype

Subjects depicted

Crown; Maltese crosses; Lions

Categories

Jewellery; Coins & Medals

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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