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National Edition of Shakespeare's Works: CM.22-1963

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

National Edition of Shakespeare's Works

Maker(s)

Kuchler, C. H. (Engraver)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (1963) by Unknown

Dating

Production date: AD 1803

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 48.1 mm Diameter 48.1 mm Weight 54.38 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: On base of rock: HE WAS A MAN TAKE HIM FOR ALL IN ALL I SHALL NOT LOOK UPON HIS LIKE AGAIN Below: M R SOHO C H KUCHLER
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Above rays with an olive branch on scroll. Inscription below.

  • 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 THAT IMORTAL POET BY I . I. & J . N. BOYDELL AND G. & W. NICOL . 1803.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.22-1963
Primary reference Number: 229200
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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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