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Medal

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1856 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wyon, Edward William, born 1811 - died 1885 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver parcel-gilt

  • Museum number:

    538-1899

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This silver parcel-gilt medal depicts Queen Victoria together with the inscription, VICTORIA BY THE GRACE OF GOD QVEEN MDCCCLVI. While an inscription on the reverse surrounded by a laurel wreath states that it is a NATIONAL MEDAL FOR SUCCESS IN ART AWARDED BY THE SCIENCE AND ART DEPARTMENT.

Physical description

Medal, silver parcel-gilt, struck from a die. Obv., VICTORIA BY THE GRACE OF GOD QVEEN MDCCCLVI. Crowned bust to left. Signed 'W. Wyon. R.A.' Rev.: NATIONAL MEDAL FOR SUCCESS IN ART AWARDED BY THE SCIENCE AND ART DEPARTMENT. Inscriptions surrounded by a laurel wreath.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1856 (made)

Artist/maker

Wyon, Edward William, born 1811 - died 1885 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver parcel-gilt

Dimensions

Diameter: 2.1875 in

Object history note

Transferred from Stores Division.

Descriptive line

Medal, Queen Victoria, Science and Art National medal.

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

List of Objects in the Art Division South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1899. Arranged according to the dates of acquisition, with appendix and indices. London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office. Wyman and Sons. 1903. pp.90

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Parcel-gilt

Categories

Medallions

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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