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Stick pin: M.46 & A-1984

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Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Gold, the head in the shape of a wreath framing an oval photograph of Prince Albert under glass, the name 'ALBERT' reserved in gold in a blue enamel ribbon beneath. The back inscribed 'To Lord George Lennox/In remembrance/of the/beloved Prince./Decr.14.1861./from V.R.' In original maroon leather case (A) lined with royal blue velvet and silk.


History note: Purchased by Mrs Hull Grundy from Malcolm Carr Antiques Ltd., Gloucester Terrace, London W2

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Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.5 cm
Width: 1.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984) by Hull Grundy, J., Mrs


After 1861
Production date: after AD 1861

Components of the work

Part composed of enamel ( blue) glass
Case composed of leather ( maroon)
Case Lining composed of silk ( royal blue) velvet ( royal blue)
Pin composed of gold

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: To Lord George Lennox/In remembrance/of the/beloved Prince./Decr.14.1861./from V.R.
  • Location: Back
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.46 & A-1984
Primary reference Number: 119129
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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