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John Murray exhibition medal 1933-34 for the voyage of H.E.M.S. Mabahis in the Red Sea, Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean: CM.5-1995

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Current Location: In storage

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John Murray exhibition medal 1933-34 for the voyage of H.E.M.S. Mabahis in the Red Sea, Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean

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History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1995) by Gardiner, Stanley J.

Dating

1934 - 1946

Components of the work

Object composed of white metal Diameter (min) 44.4 mm Diameter 44.4 mm Weight 50.98 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Inscription in the centre and inscriptions on a ribbon going round

  • Text: On a ribbon above: JOHN MURRAY EXIBITION On the ribbon below: VOYAGE OF H.E.M.S. MABAHISS On the ribbon further below: 1933-34
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscriptions on a border around and an anchor with a fish around it in the centre with inscriptions on ribbons above it and below it

  • Text: Inscription on border around: JOHN MURRAY OCEANOGRAPHER 1841-1914 Inscription on ribbon above anchor: DEEP HIGH Inscription on ribbon below anchor: FAR AFIELD
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.5-1995
Primary reference Number: 228764
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 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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