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N12356 Prize medal, London International Exhibition, silver, designed by W Kullrich, London, England, 1862. Click to enlarge.

Prize medal for London International Exhibition

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The Great London Exposition or London International Exhibition on Industry and Art was held from May 1 to November 1, 1862. The exposition was sponsored by the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Trade, and featured exhibitors from 36 countries showing a wide range of industry, technology and the arts. It was housed on 23 acres of land, within a special building designed by Cpt. Francis Fowke (1823-1865) and built by Charles and Thomas Lucas and Sir John Kelk at a cost of £300,000 covered …

Summary

Object No.

N12356

Object Statement

Prize medal, London International Exhibition, silver, designed by W Kullrich, London, England, 1862

Physical Description

Obverse: head of the goddess Ceres, her hair bound with native Australian flora.
Reverse: kneeling allegorical figure of NSW emptying the fruits of the colony from a cornucopia at the feet of the seated Britannia. Background image of a ship at wharf and the exhibition building at South Kensington.

Dimensions

Width

75 mm

Depth

75 mm

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Australian Museum, 1961

Acquisition Date

27 February 1961

Cite this Object

Harvard

Prize medal for London International Exhibition 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 23 June 2021, <https://ma.as/291537>

Wikipedia

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