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National Edition of Shakespeare's works Boydell's Shakespeare Medal: CM.204-1969

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Titles

National Edition of Shakespeare's works Boydell's Shakespeare Medal

Maker(s)

Kuchler, C. H. (Engraver)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1969) by University Purchase Fund

Dating

Production date: AD 1802

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 48 mm Diameter 48 mm Weight 38.93 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Shakespeare seated on a rock flanked by the Dramatic Muse and the Genius of Painting. The base of the rock has an inscription on it.

  • Text: HE WAS A MAN TAKE HIM FOR ALL IN ALL I SHALL NOT LOOK UPON HIS LIKE AGAIN Edge: LORD BROWNLOW
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription. Above: within rays, a harp with olive branch on scroll

  • Text: THIS MEDAL REPRESENTING SHAKESPEARE BETWEEN THE DRAMATICK MUSE AND THE GENIUS OF PAINTING IS RESPECTFULLY PRESENTED TO THE PERSON WHOSE NAME IT BEARS IN GRATEFUL COMMEMORATION OF THE GENEROUS SUPP0RT GIVEN BY THE SUBSCRIBERS TO THE GREAT NATIONAL EDITION OF THE IMORTAL POET BY I . I. & W . NICOL . 1803.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.204-1969
Primary reference Number: 228840
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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