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Medal - Prince Consort

Prince Consort

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1862 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wiener, Charles, born 25 - died 25 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Museum number:

    7990-1862

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This medal depicts the bust of Albert, Prince Consort and is made by Charles Wiener in memory of the Prince Consort's founding of two international exhibitions, 1851 and 1862.
Charles Wiener (1832-1888) was the brother of Jacques and Leopold Wiener of the Wiener family, a Jewish-Flemish family of artists and engravers.

Physical description

This medal depicts on the obverse the bust to the left of Prince Consort and on the reverse a wreath of oak leaves with inscription.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1862 (made)

Artist/maker

Wiener, Charles, born 25 - died 25 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Dimensions

Diameter: 6.98 cm

Object history note

Struck in memory of the Prince Consort's founding of two international exhibitions (1951 and 1962). Bought, 12s in 1862.

Descriptive line

Medal, bronze, bust of Prince Consort, by Charles Wiener, ca. 1862

Materials

Bronze

Categories

Coins & Medals; Royalty; Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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