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Shakespeare Memorial: CM.M.595-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Shakespeare Memorial

Maker(s)

Engraver: Allan, David
Engraver: More, Jacob

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1919-11-22) by Fry, Geoffrey

Dating

Production date: AD 1847

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 38 mm Diameter 38 mm Weight 20.27 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Draped bust of William Shakespeare bare head facing left

  • Text: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: View of Shakespeare's birthplace

  • Text: In exergue: THE HOUSE IN WHICH ''THE IMMORTAL BARD'' WAS BORN AT STRATFORD UPON.AVON,1564
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.595-R
Primary reference Number: 228842
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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) "Shakespeare Memorial" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/228842 Accessed: 2024-05-18 08:33:38

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/228842 |title=Shakespeare Memorial |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-05-18 08:33:38|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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