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The Crystal Palace Exhibition: CM.YG.3476-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Crystal Palace Exhibition

Maker(s)

Engraver: Allan, David
Engraver: More, Jacob

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1936) by Young, Arthur W.

Dating

Production date: AD 1851

Components of the work

Object composed of white metal Diameter (min) 26 mm Diameter 26 mm Weight 5.53 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: The Prince of Wales standing holding a foul anchor

  • Text: BRITAIN'S HOPE In exergue: THE PRINCE OF WALES
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: View of the exhibition buildings

  • Text: THE CRYSTAL PALACE In exergue: FOR THE GREAT EXHIBITION OF 1851 On a wide border around: LENGTH 1848 FT. WIDTH 456 FT. HEIGHT OF ROOF 66 FT. HEIGHT OF TRANSEPT 108 FT.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.YG.3476-R
Primary reference Number: 229309
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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) "The Crystal Palace Exhibition" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/229309 Accessed: 2024-05-25 15:56:21

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/229309 |title=The Crystal Palace Exhibition |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-05-25 15:56:21|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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