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The Great Exhibition: CM.430-1993

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Great Exhibition

Maker(s)

Engraver: Allan, David
Engraver: More, Jacob

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1993) by Simon, Jacob M. H. Esq.

Dating

Production date: AD 1851

Components of the work

Object composed of white metal Diameter (min) 50.9 mm Diameter 50.9 mm Weight 42.53 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: inscription

  • Text: MAISON CORR - VANDER MAEREN & CIE_ DEPOT ANGLAIS POUR LAVENTE DES ARTICLES DE BIRMINGHAM & SHEFIELD 14 LONGUE RUE D'LECUVER A BRUXELLES . ETABLE DEPUIS 1824 .
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Distant view of the exhibition buildings

  • Text: Above: THE INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION LONDON, 1851. In exergue: PROPOSED BY H.R.H. PRINCE ALBERT, DESIGNED BY JOSEPH PAXTON ESQ. F.L.S., ERECTED BY FOX, HENDERSON & Co. LENGTH 1848 FEET, WIDTH 456 FEET, HEIGHT OF PRINCIPAL ROOF 66 FEET, HEIGHT OF TRANSEPT 108 FEET, GLAZED SURFACE 900,000 SUP FEET, OCCUPIES 18 ACRES OF GROUND. ESTIMATED VALUE £150,000.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.430-1993
Primary reference Number: 229331
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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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "The Great Exhibition" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/229331 Accessed: 2022-11-29 21:01:11

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