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The Great Exhibition: CM.486-1995

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 (1995) by Munby, A. N. L., Mrs

Dating

Production date: AD 1851

Components of the work

Object composed of white metal Diameter (min) 38.8 mm Diameter 38.8 mm Weight 13.45 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: View of the Exhibition Buildings

  • Text: Above: EXPOSITION INTERNATIONALE DE L'INDUSTRIE.LONDRES ,1851. In exergue: PROPOSE PAR SON A.R. LE PRINCE ALBERT. LE BATIMENT A ETE DESSINE PAR MR. JOSH. PAXTON M.S.R. ET ELEVE PAR MESSIEURS FOX,HENDERSON ET ClE-.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription in French

  • Text: LES MATERIAUX SONT LE FER ET LE VERRE: LA FOR ME EST UN PARALLELOGRAMME: IL A 1848 PIEDS DE LONG SUR 408 DE LARGE, ET 66 FIEDS DE HAUT, LA PARTE MEDIALE EST DE 108 PIEDS DE HAUT; AU NORD SE TROVE UN PROLONGEMENT: DE 936 PIEDS DE LONG, SUR 48 PIEDS DE LARGE, LA SURFACE TOTALE DE LETENDUE EST DE 855360 PIEDS CUBES, OU A-PEUPRES 21 ARPENTS: IL EST EVALUE A1,050,000 FRANCS.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.486-1995
Primary reference Number: 229339
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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 Great Exhibition" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/229339 Accessed: 2024-05-28 08:59:14

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