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Plaquette - King Louis Philippe
  • King Louis Philippe
    Barre, Jean Jacques, born 1793 - died 1855
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King Louis Philippe

  • Object:

    Plaquette

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    early 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Barre, Jean Jacques, born 1793 - died 1855 (medallist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Museum number:

    A.98-1978

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This plaquette depicting King Louis Philippe and the body of Napoleon being moved from St. Helena to Les Invalides, is made by Jean Jacques Barre (1793-1855) in France, in 1846.

Physical description

Obverse: Medal depicting King Louis Philippe and the body of Napoleon being moved from St. Helena to Les Invalides.
Reverse: France greeting the cortege. Inscription.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

early 20th century (made)

Artist/maker

Barre, Jean Jacques, born 1793 - died 1855 (medallist)

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Marks and inscriptions

'RELIQUIIS RECEPTIS NAPOLIONIS. FUNUS . TRIUMPHALE XV DEC. MDCCCXL'
reverse

Object history note

Given by Professor J. Hull Grundy and Mrs. Ann Hull Grundy, in 1978.

Descriptive line

Plaquette, King Louis Philippe and the return of Napoléon's remains from St Helena, struck bronze, by Jean Jacques Barre, French, 19th century, 1846

Materials

Bronze

Categories

Medallions

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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