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Medal

Medal

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gilt electrotype copy

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    1769-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a gilt electrotype medal made in the 19th century. The obverse of this medal represents a bust portrait in relief of Admiral Vernon. The reverse shows a naval action, above which flies a figure of Fame.

Physical description

Obv., bust portrait in relief of Admiral Vernon. Rev., a naval action, above which flies a figure of Fame.

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gilt electrotype copy

Marks and inscriptions

"The Honble Edwd Vernon, Esqre, Vice Admiral of the Blue"
obv.

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.5 in

Descriptive line

Medal, depicting Admiral Vernon and Fame, 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. 157.

Materials

Gilt

Techniques

Electrotype

Categories

Medallions

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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