Medal - Calcutta International Exhibition, India, 1884 Reg. No: NU 33516
- India Calcutta Australia Victoria
Medal - Calcutta International Exhibition Silver Prize, 1883 - 84 (AD)
Awarded to: Baron Ferdinand von Mueller
Other Details: Calcutta International Exhibition medal, awarded to Baron Ferdinand von Mueller.
- A damaged silver prize medal (c. 51 mm diameter) featuring a crowned bust of Queen Victoria. The prize medals from this exhibition were issued without the name of the winner engraved on the reverse, this medal has been engraved.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
|Weight:||53.12 g (Weight)|
|Dimension Comment:||Was once round now almost square!|
|Tagged with:||exhibitions, value|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection, HM Queen Victoria (1819-1901), Baron Ferdinand von Mueller, Botanist & Explorer (1825-1896)|
|Series:||Indian Exhibition Medals|
|Obverse Description:||Bust of Queen Victoria in the style of Empress of India; around on broad rim. CALCUTTA INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION . 1883 - 84|
|Reverse Description:||Within olive wreath, AWARDED TO / BARON VON MUELLER / K.C.M.G.|
|Inscriptions:||Obverse: CALCUTTA INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION . 1883 - 84
Reverse: AWARDED TO BARON VON MUELLER K.C.M.G.
|Issued By:||Calcutta, India, 1884|
|Awarded To:||Baron Ferdinand von Mueller, Australia, 1884|
|Person Depicted:||HM Queen Victoria|
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