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Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pinches

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    1842-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a bronze medal made in England around 1854, and signed "Pinches." The obverse of this medal represents the charge of the Light Brigade, and the word "Balaklave." The reverse shows the names of the Divisions and Regiments of the British Army present at Balaklava on the 25th oCT. 1854.

Physical description

Obv., the charge of the Light Brigade. Rev., the names of the Divisions and Regiments of the British Army present at Balaklava on the 25th Oct. 1854.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Pinches

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Marks and inscriptions

"Blaklava"
obv.

"Pinches"
signed

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.625 in

Descriptive line

Medal, commemorating the Charge of the Light Brigade, English, 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. pp. 167-168.

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

The British Army

Categories

Medallions; A Year of Objects: October, Charge of the Light Brigade

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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