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Henry Irving: CM.494-1989

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Henry Irving

Maker(s)

Engraver: Bowcher, Frank

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1989)

Dating

1905 - 1919

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 39.2 mm Diameter 39.2 mm Weight 22.78 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bare head of Henry Irving facing left

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription

  • Text: 'MIGHTY MAGICIAN. MASTER OF THE SPELLS THAT WOULD MOVE TO GRIEF OR PITY, LOVE OR SCORN'' J.R SIR HENRY.IRVING 1838-1905
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.494-1989
Primary reference Number: 228728
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Thursday 29 August 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Henry Irving" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/228728 Accessed: 2024-07-18 12:06:08

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/228728 |title=Henry Irving |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-07-18 12:06:08|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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