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Birmingham Town Hall: CM.4.67-1922

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Birmingham Town Hall

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George

Dating

Production date: AD 1834

Components of the work

Object composed of white metal Diameter (min) 48.4 mm Diameter 48.4 mm Weight 47.47 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: View of Birmingham Town Hall

  • Text: BIRMINGHAM TOWN HALL In Exergue: EXTREME LENGTH 166 FEET WIDTH 104 FEET, HEIGHT 83 FEET. FIRST MUSICAL FESTIVAL OCT. 1834
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Interior of the hall

  • Text: At left: INTERIOR VIEW At right: OF THE HALL In exergue: LENGTH 140 FEET BREADTH 65 FEET HEIGHT 65 FTH HANSOM & WELCH.ARCHT.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.4.67-1922
Primary reference Number: 229037
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Birmingham Town Hall" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/229037 Accessed: 2022-08-09 20:25:27

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