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Opening of the Crystal Palace, Sydenham, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert: CM.M.3710-R

Object information

Titles

Opening of the Crystal Palace, Sydenham, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

Maker(s)

Adams, G. G. (Engraver)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown by Unknown

Dating

Production date: AD 1854

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 3.5 mm Diameter 63.5 mm Weight 135.42 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Conjoined heads of Prince Albert and Queen Victoria, he bare headed, she crowned

  • Text: VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIARUM REGINA F: D: ALBERTUS PRINCEPS CONJUX. Below: MDCCCLIV.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Britannia standing facing, Plenty seated left Learning to right, Fame flies above Crystal Palace in distance.

  • Text: Above: ORNATUR PROPRIIS INDUSTRIA DONIS In exergue: MDCCCLIV
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.3710-R
Primary reference Number: 229325
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Thursday 29 August 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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 (2022) "Opening of the Crystal Palace, Sydenham, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/229325 Accessed: 2022-06-25 21:59:30

Citation for Wikipedia

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/229325 |title=Opening of the Crystal Palace, Sydenham, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-06-25 21:59:30|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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