Medal, Australia: NSW, Sydney International Exhibition , (large) copper alloy, 1879 (CI)

Made in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1879.

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 most immediate mementos surviving from the exhibition are the prize medals such as this example. The medals all featured the same obverse (front) design by Samuel Begg and Australian floral reverse by James Sayers. The main prize medals awarded were a large a...

Summary

Object No.

N19260

Physical Description

Medal, Australia: NSW, Sydney International Exhibition , (large) copper alloy, 1879 (CI)

Dimensions

Depth

6 mm

Production

made

1879

Source

Credit Line

Source unknown

Acquisition Date

24 February 1968

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Medal, Australia: NSW, Sydney International Exhibition , (large) copper alloy, 1879 (CI) 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 25 September 2018, <https://ma.as/301126>

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