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

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

N19260
Medal, Australia: NSW, Sydney International Exhibition , (large) copper alloy, 1879 (CI)

Dimensions

6 mm

Production

1879

Source

Source unknown

Cite this Object

Medal, Australia: NSW, Sydney International Exhibition , (large) copper alloy, 1879 (CI) 2012, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 26 March 2017, <https://ma.as/301126>
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