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School attendance medal (in box) - FOR REGULAR ATTENDANCE

FOR REGULAR ATTENDANCE

  • Object:

    School attendance medal (in box)

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    dated 1902 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    White metal alloy (die-stamped)

  • Museum number:

    B.15:1-1995

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

1. school attendance medal of white metal alloy. The medal, which is
circular, is suspended from a pair of gilt metal alloy bars with a
length of kingfisher blue petersham ribbon between them; the bars are
decorated with a scrolling design of stylized foliage, and a pin has
been soldered to the upper and a hook (from which the medal hangs) to
the lower. The obverse is inscribed "ST PATRICK'S SCHOOL WAPPING E
DENIS DELAY 1902", and the reverse "FOR REGULAR ATTENDANCE" within a
laurel wreath tied with cords. Both obverse and reverse are recessed
from the flat rim, and each side is edged with a closed garland of
laurel leaves and scrolls.
2. rectangular (hinged) presentation box of wood covered with black
leatherette, lined with blue silk and black velvet, and recessed to
take the medal. The box has a clasp which snaps shut. 13 x 7 x 2 cm.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

dated 1902 (made)

Materials and Techniques

White metal alloy (die-stamped)

Marks and inscriptions

FOR REGULAR ATTENDANCE ST PATRICK'S SCHOOL WAPPING E DENIS DELAY 1902

Object history note

References:

Awarded to the donor's father, Denis Delay (born circa
1890)

Descriptive line

School attendance medal (in box); English, dated 1902

Production Note

Made by: St Patrick's School, Wapping

Categories

Children & Childhood; Education & Learning

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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