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Medal - Clones Agricultural Society Medal

Clones Agricultural Society Medal

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1836 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ingram, Thomas Wells (medallist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver

  • Museum number:

    A.79-1980

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This silver medal was issued as prize medal by the Clones Agricultural Society and is made by the medallists G. Brown and Thomas Wells Ingram. Ingram was an engraver and die-sinker employed at the Soho Mint in Birmingham. He worked from about 1820 to 1865.

Physical description

Obverse: the medal has a suspension ring. A cow and a sheep stand amidst various agricultural implements and a sheaf of corn in front of a farmhouse. Inscription.
Reverse: Inscribed and signed.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1836 (made)

Artist/maker

Ingram, Thomas Wells (medallist)

Materials and Techniques

Silver

Marks and inscriptions

''Clones FARMING SOCIETY' [signed] 'G.BROWN.D.' [and] 'T.W.INGRAM.S.'
obverse

'Adjudged to / Blayney Roper Esq. / For the Second best / COW / 27. Septr. 1836'
reverse

Dimensions

Diameter: 4.4 cm

Object history note

Given by Professor J. Hull Grundy and Mrs. Ann Hull Grundy, in 1980.

Descriptive line

Medal, silver, Clones Agricultural Society Medal, by G. Brown and Thomas Wells Ingram, British, ca.1836

Production Note

made together with G. Brown, an unrecorded medallist

Subjects depicted

Cow; Farmhouse; Sheep

Categories

Coins & Medals; Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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