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Medal - Albury Industrial Exhibition 1896 Exhibitor, Australia, 1896 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20353

Summary:
Australia
Medal - Albury Industrial Exhibition 1896 Exhibitor
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Other Details: This medal is allocated to the Albury exhibition by Chitty in 1920. It features the 1872 Aboriginal portrait by Julius Hogarth and is therefore often dated much earlier. It was presumably an exhibitors pass to the exhibition
Previous Collections: George McArthur
Description:
An exhibitors gilt medal (22 mm diameter) featuring Julius Hogarth's Aboriginal head facing right and the word EXHIBITOR as the only feature on the reverse
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 22 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 4.80 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: exhibitions, waterstreet
Themes this item is part of: Julius Hogarth, Jeweller & Medal Maker (1820-1879), George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Public Life & Institutions Collection, Hogarth, Erichsen & Co., Jewellers, Sydney, New South Wales, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales, McArthur Bequest
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: exhibitions
Series: Australian Exhibition Medals
DateEra: 1896 AD
Obverse Description: Julius Hogarth's Aboriginal head, facing right; around, STRUCK AT THE EXHIBITION MINT :
Reverse Description: EXHIBITOR
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
STRUCK AT THE EXHIBITION MINT : Aborigine, bare head, facing r., (obverse)
EXHIBITOR (reverse)
Shape: Round
Material: Gilt
Issued By: Australia
Mint: Stokes & Sons, 1896
Artist: Julius Hogarth, Australia, 1872
Person Depicted: Ricketty Dick
Previous Collection: George McArthur
References: Car S/7
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.
  3. [Article] Czernis-Ryl, Eva. 1996. Early Australian Silver Statuette: a Story of Julius Hogarth and Ricketty Dick.

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