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Medal

Medal

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silvered electrotype copy

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the W. Fleming, F.R.C.S.E.

  • Museum number:

    1691-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a silvered electrotype medal made in the 19th century. This medal was copied from the late 18th century original signed "Milton." The obverse of this medal represents the royal arms, with the motto "King and Constitution." The reverse shows a harp surmounted by the Prince of Wales's plume, and the legend "Royal Carmarthenshire Militia, 1798." This medal has a swivel and ribbon.

Physical description

Obv., the royal arms, with the motto. Rev., a harp surmounted by the Prince of Wales's plume and the legend. Swivel and ribbon.

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silvered electrotype copy

Marks and inscriptions

"King and Constitution"
obv.

"Royal Carmarthenshire Militia, 1798"
rev.

"Milton"
signed

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.5 in

Historical context note

One of a number of medals and awards struck in recognition of the contribution made by the many local militias raised after the French Revolutionary Wars.

Descriptive line

Medal, Royal Carmarthenshire Militia, 1798, 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. 145-146.

Production Note

copied from the English 18th century original signed "Milton"

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Electrotype

Subjects depicted

The Prince of Wales's plume; Harp; The Royal Arms

Categories

Medallions

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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