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Medal

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Museum number:

    6503-1856

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Medal depicts on the obverse the heads of the Emperor and Empress of the French, Napoleon III and Eugenie. On the reverse is a view of the galleries of the Palace.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1855 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Dimensions

Diameter: 3.81 cm

Object history note

Medal of the Paris Exhibition of 1855. Bought.

Descriptive line

Medal, busts of Napoleon and Empress, medal of the Paris Exhibition of 1855, struck bronze, France, ca. 1855

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

Inventory of Art Objects Acquired in the Year 1856. In: Inventory of the Objects in the Art Division of the Museum at South Kensington, Arranged According to the Dates of their Acquisition. Vol I. London: Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1868, p. 37

Materials

Bronze

Categories

Coins & Medals; Royalty; Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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