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Medal

Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kempson (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pewter

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    1784-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a pewter medal made in England, and signed "Kempson." The obverse of this medal represents a profile head of the Duke of Wellington. The reverse shows Victory seated under a tree inscribing "Waterloo" on a tablet, and the words "Record of British valour."

Physical description

Obv., profile head of the Duke of Wellington. Rev., Victory seated under a tree inscribing "Waterloo" on a tablet, and the words.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Kempson (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pewter

Marks and inscriptions

"The Duke of Wellington"
obv.

"Waterloo," "Record of British valour"
rev.

"Kempson"
signed

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.75 in

Descriptive line

Medal, commemorating the Duke of Wellington's victory at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815, English, early 19th century.

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. 159.

Materials

Pewter

Subjects depicted

Tablets; Tree

Categories

Medallions

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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