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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
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display

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