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Medal - School of Art, Public Library, Victoria Master's Prize, National Gallery of Victoria, Victoria, Australia, 1873 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20097

Summary:
Australia Victoria Melbourne
Medal - School of Art, Public Library, Victoria Master's Prize 1873 (AD)
Awarded to: Horne, W.H.
Other Details: W.H. Horne was awarded this silver Victoria Master's prize medal by the School of Art, Public Library, Melbourne in 1873. The maker's initials were JT.
Description:
An engraved silver medal set iin a raised floral rim with loop and ribbon (medal 45 mm. diameter height with ribbon extended c. 125 mm)
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 125 mm (Height), 46 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: height with ribbon extended 125mm height to top of medal and loop 62 mm

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Tagged with: art medals, education
Themes this item is part of: George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Public Life & Institutions Collection, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, State Library of Victoria (SLV), Melbourne, Victoria
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: art prizes
Series: Australian Prize Medals
DateEra: 1873 AD
Obverse Description: Silver disc engraved: SCHOOL OF ART / PUBLIC LIBRARY / MELBOURNE
Reverse Description: Engraved: MASTER'S PRIZE / AWARDED TO / W.H.HORNE / 1873 punched: JT
Edge Description: Raised floral rim
Inscriptions: Obverse: SCHOOL OF ART PUBLIC LIBRARY MELBOURNE
Reverse: MASTER'S PRIZE AWARDED TO W.H.HORNE 1873 JT
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1873

Artist's Initials: JT
Commissioned By: Public Library of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1873
Awarded To: W Horne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1873

Artist's Initials: JT
Bibliography:
  1. [Thesis] Lugton, Mary E. 1989. George McArthur of Maldon: his Life and his Book Collection.
  2. [Catalogue] Morrison, Ian. 2003. The Baker of Maldon.

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