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Medallion Representing Morning: M.1-1819

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Medallion Representing Morning
Day with the Genius of Light


Thorvaldsen, Bertel (Sculptor)


Plaster cast after a marble relief. Allegorical winged female in classical dress scattering rosebuds. On her shoulder is a child bearing a torch.

Legal notes

Given by the Rev. A.G. Carrighan, St. John's College, Cambridge

Measurements and weight

Depth: 4.0 cm
Diameter: 79.0 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1819-04) by Carrighan, A.G., Rev


Early 19th Century
After 1815 CE - Before 1819 CE


Original Danish (sculpted in Rome)

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Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Plaster cast

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.1-1819
Primary reference Number: 29710
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 18 December 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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