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Centennial International Exhibition, Melbourne, prize medal and box
Medium
silver, leather with gold embossing, silk, velvet, metal, (other materials)
Measurements
(1) 0.6 × 5.2 cm diameter (medal)
(2) 2.0 × 7.8 × 8.0 cm (closed) 4.4 × 7.8 × 15.2 cm (open) (box)
Inscription
(1) struck in obverse c.: ARTIBUS DIGNIS HONOR INSIGNIS
struck in obverse l.c.: MDCCCLXXXVIII
struck in reverse around edge: CENTENNIAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION MELBOURNE
engraved in edge of rim: L. L. CHAPON
(2) stamped in gold in lid c.: · CENTENNIAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION · MELBOURNE / 1888 (in a circle)
Accession Number
2012.511.1-2
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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