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Medal

Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wyon, T Junior (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    1839-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a bronze medal made in England around 1814 and signed "T. Wyon, junr." This medal commemorates the Treaty of Peace of 30th May 1814. The obverse of this medal represents a profile head of the Prince Regent. The reverse shows flying figures of Victory and Peace aproaching Britannia, who casts her shield over a crowned female clinging to her, while at her feet lies a subdued monarch.

Physical description

Obv., profile head of the Prince Regent. Rev., flying figures of Victory and Peace approaching Britannia, who casts her shield over a crowned female clinging to her, while at her feet lies a subdued monarch.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Wyon, T Junior (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Marks and inscriptions

"H.R.H. George, Prince of Wales, Regent of the United Kingdom"
obv.

"Britain victorious, Tyranny overthrown, Europe protected, Peace restored."
rev.

"T. Wyon, junr."
signed

Dimensions

Diameter: 2.125 in

Descriptive line

Medal, commemorating the Treaty of Paris in 1814, 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. 167.

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Shields (armor)

Categories

Medallions

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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