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Death of Joseph Turner. 1851.: CM.216-1975

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Death of Joseph Turner. 1851.


Ruler: Victoria (1837-1901)
Engraver: Wyon, Leonard Charles



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1975) by Webb Fund


Production date: AD 1851

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 54 mm Diameter 54 mm Weight 76.89 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Draped bust of Joseph Turner, bare head, facing left.

  • Text: JOSEPH MALLORD WILLIAM TURNER R:A. (below) NAT:1775 OB;1851
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Youth, as an artist, reclining in a leafy bower regarding three reclining females above supported by the heavens.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.216-1975
Primary reference Number: 228457
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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