Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Medal

Medal

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silvered electrotype copy

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    1767-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a silvered electrotype medal made in the 19th century. This medal was copied from the 18th century original signed "I. C. (John Croker)," commemorating the capture of the rebels at Preston. The obverse of this medal represents a profile bust of King George I., and the reverse shows a military trophy on a pedestal, at the foot of which are captives chained, and the words "Fides militum. Rebell. ad Preston capt. 13 Nov. 1715."

Physical description

Obv., profile bust of King George I. Rev., a military trophy on a pedestal, at the foot of which are captives chained, and the words.

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silvered electrotype copy

Marks and inscriptions

"Georgius D. G. Mag. Br. Fr. et Hib. Rex F. D."
obv.

"Fides militum. Rebell. ad Preston capt. 13 Nov. 1715"
rev.

"I. C."
signed

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.812 in

Descriptive line

Medal, commemorating the capture of the rebels at the Battle of Preston in 1715, 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. 156.

Production Note

copied from English 18th century original signed I. C.

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Electrotype

Subjects depicted

A military trophy

Categories

Medallions

Collection

Sculpture Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.