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Medal

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    1840-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a bronze medal made in France, and signed "Caque graveur de l'Empereur." The obverse of this medal represents Queen Victoria, the Emperor Napoléon III., and the Sultan Abdul Medjid, joining hands. The reverse has the inscription "En 1854, sous le regne de Napoléon III., et celui de la reine Victoria, la France et la Gde Bretagne s'unirent pour assurer la paix du monde."

Physical description

Obv., Queen Victoria, the Emperor Napoléon III. and the Sultan Abdul Medjid, joining hands. Rev., an inscription.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Marks and inscriptions

"Dieu les protège:", "Civilisation"
obv.

"En 1854, sous le regne de Napoléon III., et celui de la reine Victoria, la France et la Gde Bretagne s'unirent pour assurer la paix du monde."
rev.

"Caque graveur de l'Empereur"
signed

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.375 in

Descriptive line

Medal, commemorating the Alliance between Britain, France and Turkey in 1854, French, mid 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.

Production Note

signed "Caque graveur de l'Empereur"

Materials

Bronze

Categories

Medallions; Royalty

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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