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Whitworth scholarship prize Joseph Whitworth: CM.224-1938

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Whitworth scholarship prize Joseph Whitworth

Maker(s)

Engraver: Wyon, Alfred Benjamin

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1938-12-3) by Gatty, H. P. W.

Dating

Production date: AD 1869

Note

Obverse copy of Sir Edward J. Poynter's

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 57.2 mm Diameter 57.2 mm Weight 99.68 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Draped bust of Sir Joseph Whitworth bare head facing left

  • Text: SIR JOSEPH WHITWORTH . BART . FRS . DCL . LLD . Below: BN. DECR. XXI . MDCCCIII .
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: A machine tool

  • Text: Above: A DIFFERENCE OF ONE MILLIONTH OF AN INCH IS MEASURED BY VSING FOVR TRVE PLANES IN CONCERT Below: WHITWORTH SCHOLARSIPS FOVNDED MDCCCLXVIII
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.224-1938
Primary reference Number: 228908
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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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