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  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1897 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bowcher, Frank, born 1864 - died 1938 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This bronze medal was struck to commemorate the sixtieth year of Queen Victoria's reign. The obverse depicts the Queen while the reverse bears the inscription 'MAY. GOD. PRESERVE OUR QUEEN AND THE HEIRS TO THE THRONE JUBILATE BRITANNI'. There are four medallions containing busts of Queen Victoria and her heirs, the Prince of Wales, the Duke of York and Prince Edward together with palm branches and ribbons.

Physical description

Medal, bronze, struck from a die. Obv: VICTORIA QUEEN. AND. EMPRESS TO COMMEMORATE THE 60TH YEAR OF HER MAJESTY'S REIGN. Crowned and laureated bust of Queen Victoria to left. Signed F. BOWCHER. F. Rev., MAY. GOD. PRESERVE OUR QUEEN AND THE HEIRS TO THE THRONE JUBILATE BRITANNI. Medallions containing busts of H.I.M. QUEE[N] VICTORIA H.R.H PRI[NCE] OF WALES H.R.H DUKE OF YORK AND H.R.H PRI[NCE] EDWARD, with palm branches and ribbons. Signed SPINK LONDON.

Place of Origin

England (made)


1897 (made)


Bowcher, Frank, born 1864 - died 1938 (maker)

Materials and Techniques



Diameter: 1.5 in

Object history note

Given by Messrs Spink and Sons.

Descriptive line

Medal, 60th anniversary, heirs to throne.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

List of Objects in the Art Division South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1897. Arranged according to the dates of acquisition, with appendix and indices. London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office. Wyman and Sons. 1901. pp.272.



Subjects depicted

Palm branch; Ribbons


Sculpture Collection

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