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Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1874 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gamble, James, born 1837 - died 1911 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze, struck

  • Museum number:

    1437-1900

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This medal is from the International exhibition held in the South Kensington in 1874. Many varied works were exhibited including books and leather work, silks and a large exhibition of pictures.

Physical description

Medal, bronze, struck from a die. Obv.: ALBERT. EDWARD. PRINCE OF WALES. PRESIDENT. Head to left. Signed on the truncation BOEHM and below G. Morgan. SC. Rev.: LONDON. ANNUAL. INTERNATIONAL. EXHIBITION. OF. ALL. FINE. ARTS. INDUSTRIES. AND. INVENTIONS. MDCCCLXXIV. A view of the exhibition buildings, the Horticulture Gardens and the Albert Hall and Memorial. Inscribed on the edge Mr ALDERMAN WM LAWRENCE. FOR SERVICES. By J. Gamble.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1874 (made)

Artist/maker

Gamble, James, born 1837 - died 1911 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Bronze, struck

Marks and inscriptions

Obv.: ALBERT. EDWARD. PRINCE OF WALES. PRESIDENT.

Signed on the truncation BOEHM and below G. Morgan. SC. Rev.: LONDON. ANNUAL. INTERNATIONAL. EXHIBITION. OF. ALL. FINE. ARTS. INDUSTRIES. AND. INVENTIONS. MDCCCLXXIV.

Inscribed on the edge Mr ALDERMAN WM LAWRENCE. FOR SERVICES.

Dimensions

Diameter: 2 in

Object history note

Given by Sir Edwin Durning- Lawrence, Bart., M.P.

Descriptive line

Medal, from the International exhibition held in the South Kensington in 1874

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

List of Objects in the Art Division South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1900. Arranged according to the dates of acquisition, with appendix and indices. London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office. Wyman and Sons. 1903. pp.230
Brown, Laurence. British Historical Medals 1837-1901: The Reign of Queen Victoria. London. 1987.

Materials

Bronze

Categories

Coins & Medals

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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