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Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Davis (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    1879-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a bronze medal made in England, and signed "J. Davis, Birmm." The obverse of this medal represents a profile bust of Lord Nelson within a garter. The reverse shows the inscription and statement of numbers relieved from 8th May 1839 to 30th September 1843.

Physical description

Obv., profile bust of Lord Nelson within a garter. Rev., an inscription and statement of numbers relieved from 8th May 1839 to 30th September 1843.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Davis (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Marks and inscriptions

"England expects every man will do his duty."
obv.

"Shipwrecked Fishermen and Mariners Benevolent Society, 1839."
rev.

signed "J. Davis, Birmm."

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.687 in

Descriptive line

Medal, for the Shipwrecked Fishermen and Mariners Benevolent Society, by Davis of Birmingham, 1839.

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. 173.

Materials

Bronze

Categories

Medallions; A Year of Objects: October, Trafalgar Day

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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