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Imperial International Exhibition, London

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1909 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver gilt

  • Museum number:

    A.55-1983

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Obverse:allegorical scene of Victory Crowning a craftsman. Inscribed.
Reverse: Female figure blowing a trumpet over view of exhibition buildings. Two putti holding a plaque engraved. Inscribed.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1909 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Silver gilt

Marks and inscriptions

'IMPERIAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION. LONDON. FGB VAUGHTONS. BIRM. Rd 556700'
obverse

'Mc.VITIE & PRICE'
reverse, on plaque held by the puttis

'SHEPERDS BVSH 1909' [and] 'FGB VAVGHTONS BIRM.
reverse

Dimensions

Diameter: 5.1 cm

Object history note

Given by M.J. Franklin, Esq., R.P., in 1983.

Descriptive line

Medal, silver gilt, commemorating Imperial International Exhibition, London 1909, by Frank Bowcher, English (Birmingham), 1909

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

Forrer, L. Biographical Dictionary of Medallists, I, London, 1904, p. 252-258

Subjects depicted

Craftsman; Female figure; Trumpet

Categories

Coins & Medals; Myths & Legends; Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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