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N18077 Judge's medal, Sydney International Exhibition, silver, maker unknown, 1879. Click to enlarge.

Sydney International Exhibition judge's medal

Made
The Sydney International Exhibition (17 September 1879 to 20 April 1880) was a determining landmark in the history of the Colony of New South Wales - marking as it did - the State's sense of achievement, progress, and aspirations. Among the mementos surviving from the exhibition are examples from the event's organisation such as this judge's badge.

The exhibition building itself was designed by the colonial architect, James Barnet, and was completed in the Governor's Domain on Macquarie …

Summary

Object No.

N18077

Object Statement

Judge's medal, Sydney International Exhibition, silver, maker unknown, 1879

Physical Description

Judge's badge / medal, Australia: NSW, engraved, William Craig, Sydney International Exhibition, silver, 1879

Marks

On obverse, 'SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION 1879'. On reverse, 'WILLIAM CRAIG'.

Source

Credit Line

Source unknown

Acquisition Date

23 February 1963

Cite this Object

Harvard

Sydney International Exhibition judge's medal 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 7 December 2021, <https://ma.as/299684>

Wikipedia

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