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Medal - Jubilee of Queen Victoria, City of Fitzroy Carnival, Australia, 1887 Reg. No: NU 20403
Fitzroy Children carnival 1887
Medal distributed by the mayor, G.C. Clauscen
Medal by Altmann, E.A.
Other Details: In 1887 a chilrden's carnival was held in Fitzroy to celebrate the golden jubilee of Queen Victoria. This medal was produced in honor of that occasion and distributed by the Mayor of Fitzroy, George C. Clauscen. Clauscen was Mayor in 1886-87; he also served as a councillor in Northcoate. He ran a chain of furniture stores in the district. Clauscen Street, Fitzroy, is named in his honour.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
|Dimensions:||32 mm (Diameter)|
|Weight:||10.91 g (Weight)|
|Tagged with:||celebrations, queen victoria golden jubilee 1887, royal anniversaries|
|Themes this item is part of:||George Clauscen, Furniture Retailer & Mayor, City of Fitzroy, Victoria (circa 1830-?), Municipality of Fitzroy, Victoria, George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Public Life & Institutions Collection, HM Queen Victoria (1819-1901), Ernst August Altmann, Jeweller & Engraver (circa 1850-1920)|
|Tertiary Classification:||royal jubilees|
|Series:||Australian Historical Medals|
|Obverse Description:||Head of Queen Victoria left, wearing vein and coronet; around, IN COMMEMORATION OF CHILDRE[N'S] CARNIVAL IN HONOUR OF THE; above head, QUEEN'S; below, JUBILEE / 1887
In tiny letters below the head the artists initials, E.A.A.
|Reverse Description:||Between scrolls in three lines, PRESENTED BY / G.C.CLAUSCEN / MAYOR OF FITZROY|
|Artist:||Ernst Altmann, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1887|
|Distributor:||Mr. George Clauscen - Fitzroy Council, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia, 1887|
|Person Depicted:||HM Queen Victoria, London, England, Great Britain, 1887|
|Organisation Named:||Town of Fitzroy|
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