Prize Medal

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Acquired in 1878 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Mitchell, Henry
attributions_note
bibliography
List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington Museum acquired in the Year 1878, London, 1878, p.3
collection_code
SCP
credit
Given by Col. Sir H.B. Sandford.
date_end
1876-12-31
date_start
1876-01-01
date_text
1876 (struck)
descriptive_line
Prize medal, bronze struck, by Henry Mitchell, USA (possibly Boston), 1876
dimensions
Diameter: 7.5 cm, Depth: 1 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
Awarded from the Philadelphia 1876 Centennial Exhibition
id
702
label
'American and European Art and Design 1800-1900' This was awarded from the Philadelphia 1876 Centennial Exhibition. [1987-2006]
last_checked
2014-08-29T19:21:37.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T19:21:37.000Z
latitude
42.358635
location
In Storage
longitude
-71.056699
marks
materials
bronze
materials_techniques
Bronze, struck
museum_number
2-1878
museum_number_token
21878
object_number
O40035
object_type
Medal
on_display
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
signed and dated
place
Boston
primary_image_id
2007BM6670
production_note
production_type
public_access_description
This bronze prize medal designed by Henry Mitchell, was awarded from the Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition held in 1876. The obverse side, bordered with stars and medallions symbolising the four quarters of the globe, shows a seated figure of Peace, holding out a wreath in one hand and resting the other on the shield of America. On the reverse side the inscription reads International Exhibition, Philadelphia MDCCCLXXVI (1876).
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
slug
prize-medal-medal-mitchell-henry
sys_updated
2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
striking
title
Prize Medal
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
1876
year_start
1876