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International Exhibition, Melbourne, commemorative medal and box
1880

Medium
bronze, leather with gold embossing, silk with gold embossing, velvet, metal, (other materials)
Measurements
(1) 0.5 × 7.7 cm diameter (medal)
(2) 2.6 × 11.2 × 11.5 cm (closed) 4.4 × 11.2 × 22.1 cm (open) (box)
Inscription
(1) struck in obverse around edge: MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION MDCCCLXXX :
struck in reverse c. "VITAM / EXCOLVERE / PER ARTES"
engraved around edge: H. BYRON MOORE _ JUROR
(2) stamped in gold on top: A (three feathers in crown) ICH DIEN E / ROYAL COMMISSION (MISS underlined) / AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS
stamped in gold on inside of lide: 287. REGENT STREET. LONDON. WYON
Accession Number
2012.509.1-2
Department
Australian Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
The Dr Robert Wilson Collection. Gift of Dr Robert Wilson, 2012
Gallery location
Not on display

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