Exhibition medal for 1851 Great Exhibition, awarded to John Braham

Made:
1851

Exhibition medal for 1851 Great Exhibition, awarded to John Braham. Medal reads 'HRH PRINCE ALBERT PRESIDENT OF THE ROYAL COMMISSION' with 'EXHIBITION OF THE WORKS OF INDUSTRY OF ALL NATIONS MDCCCLI/ EXHIBITOR' on the reverse. (The only surviving item from the first Dunscombe Collection, which was destroyed in a fire at the International Exhibition in Brussels in 1910), 1851

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Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1921-323/124
Materials:
complete, metal
type:
medal
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Dunscombe collection of spectacles
status:
Permanent collection

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