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Medal - National medal for success in Art.
  • National medal for success in Art.
    Bowcher, Frank, born 1864 - died 1938
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National medal for success in Art.

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1897 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Museum number:

    1027A-1898

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a National Competition medal of the Department of Science and Art. On the obverse there is the inscription VICTORIA BY THE GRACE OF GOD QVEEN & EMPRESS 1897 and a crowned and laureated bust of Queen Victoria. On the reverse an inscription within a laurel wreath which reads NATIONAL MEDAL FOR SVCCESS IN ART AWARDED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND ART.

Physical description

Medal, bronze, struck from a die; National Competition medal of the Department of Science and Art. Obv.: VICTORIA BY THE GRACE OF GOD QVEEN & EMPRESS 1897. Crowned and laureated bust of Queen Victoria. Signed on the truncation F B[owcher]. Rev.: NATIONAL MEDAL FOR SVCCESS IN ART AWARDED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND ART. Inscription within a laurel wreath.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1897 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Dimensions

Diameter: 2 in

Descriptive line

Medal, bronze, National medal for success in Art, Queen Victoria.

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

List of Objects in the Art Division South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1898. Arranged according to the dates of acquisition, with appendix and indices. London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office. Wyman and Sons. 1902. pp.161-2

Materials

Bronze

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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