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C2807 Medallion plaque, bust of Sir Henry Parkes, terracotta, Nelson Illingworth, Forest Lodge, New South Wales, Australia, c.1896. Click to enlarge.

Terracotta medallion of Sir Henry Parkes by Nelson Illingworth

Made
Medallion plaque, bust of Sir Henry Parkes, terracotta, Nelson Illingworth, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c.1896.
Unglazed circular terracotta medallion plaque moulded with front head and shoulder portrait of Sir Henry Parkes, KCMG. Pierced suspension hole above. The back shows marks where it has been pressed down in the mould.

Summary

Object No.

C2807

Object Statement

Medallion plaque, bust of Sir Henry Parkes, terracotta, Nelson Illingworth, Forest Lodge, New South Wales, Australia, c.1896

Physical Description

Medallion plaque, bust of Sir Henry Parkes, terracotta, Nelson Illingworth, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c.1896.
Unglazed circular terracotta medallion plaque moulded with front head and shoulder portrait of Sir Henry Parkes, KCMG. Pierced suspension hole above. The back shows marks where it has been pressed down in the mould.

Marks

Incised in script under raised lower edge of portrait bust 'Nelson Illingworth SC'.

Dimensions

Depth

20 mm

Production

Notes

This medallion plaque was made by Nelson William Illingworth in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia in about 1896.

Source

Credit Line

Presented by Nelson Illingworth, 1896

Acquisition Date

28 January 1896

Cite this Object

Harvard

Terracotta medallion of Sir Henry Parkes by Nelson Illingworth 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 4 March 2021, <https://ma.as/216203>

Wikipedia

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