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Medal

Medal

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kirk

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silvered electrotype copy

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    1775-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a silvered electrotype medal made in the 18th century, and signed "Gosset m. Kirk f." The obverse of this medal represents a profile bust of General Wolfe, "Jacobus Wolfe, Anglus." The reverse shows a funereal urn, above which is a wreath, surrounded by military trophies, and the words "In victoria cæsus Quebecæ, Sept XIII., MDCCLIX."

Physical description

Obv., profile bust of General Wolfe. Rev., a funereal urn, above which is a wreath, surrounded by military trophies, and the words.

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Kirk

Materials and Techniques

Silvered electrotype copy

Marks and inscriptions

"Jacobus Wolfe, Anglus"
obv.

"In victoria cæsus Quebecæ, Sept XIII., MDCCLIX."
rev.

"Gosset m. Kirk f."
signed

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.437 in

Descriptive line

Medal, commemorating General Wolfe, 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.

Production Note

copied from the original signed "Gosset m. Kirk f.", made in the 18th century.

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Electrotype

Subjects depicted

Funeral urn; Wreath; Military trophy

Categories

Medallions

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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