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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:

    1698-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a silvered electrotype medal made in the 19th century, in England. The obverse of this medal represents Peace giving a medal to a warrior and the words "For true patriotism. Peace MDCCCII." The reverse shows the inscription "Presented to Corpl Frans Eades, 6th Compy Birmm Loyl Associatn, by the Town of Birmingham, May XXVIII., MDCCCII" within oak branches.

Physical description

Obv., Peace giving a medal to a warrior and inscription. Rev., an inscription within oak branches.

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silvered electrotype copy

Marks and inscriptions

"For true patriotism. Peace MDCCCII."
obv.

"Presented to Corpl Frans Eades, 6th Compy Birmm Loyl Associatn, by the Town of Birmingham, May XXVIII., MDCCCII."
REV.

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.875 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 during the French Revolutionary Wars.

Descriptive line

Medal, presented to Corporal Frans Eades, 6th Company Birmingham Loyal Association, May 28th 1802, 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. 147.

Production Note

copied from the English original

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Electrotype

Subjects depicted

Oak branches; Medals; Warrior

Categories

Medallions

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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