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Medal

Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    1797-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a bronze medal made in England. The obverse of this medal represents a profile bust of Blucher. The reverse shows a lion and a lamb couchant by a wheatsheaf and a horm of plenty. Above is a dove descending with an olive branch and there is a church in the background.

Physical description

Obv., profile bust of Blucher. Rev., a lion and a lamb couchant by a wheatsheaf and a horn of plenty: above, a dove descending with an olive branch; a church in the background.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Marks and inscriptions

"G. L. von Blucher, Prince of Wagstagt. The hero of freedom, the pride of our coutry, and ornament of human nature"
obv.

"We praise Thee, O God, we acknowledge Thee to be the Lord"
rev.

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.625 in

Descriptive line

Medal, commemorating Field Marshal Blucher, English

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. 161.

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Cornucopia; Olive branch; Lion; Lamb; Dove

Categories

Medallions

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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