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Crystal Palace Gallery Prize Medal for Drawing. 1876.: CM.149-1984

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Crystal Palace Gallery Prize Medal for Drawing. 1876.


Ruler: Victoria (1837-1901)
Engraver: Adams, George Gammon



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984-07-23) by Grundy, J. Hull, Mrs


Production date: AD 1876

Components of the work

Object composed of gold Diameter (min) 63 mm Diameter 63 mm Weight 121 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Britannia surrounded by figures of Art, Study, and Plenty, view of Crystal Palace behind.

  • Text: ORNATUR PROPRIIS INDUSTRIA DONIS (in exergue) G. G. Adams.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription within closed wreath.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.149-1984
Primary reference Number: 228408
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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