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Medal - Agricultural Society of New South Wales, Practice with Science, Australia, 1873 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 10806

Summary:
Australia New South Wales Sydney
Medal - Agricultural Society of New South Wales, Practice with Science 1873 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Awarded to: Noone, John Noone
Other Details: This medal is one of many medals won by the Melbourne photographer John Noone in the 1870s and 1880s. Most of his medals were won in Australian exhibitions, but he was also successful in London and at the Bengal Photographic Society exhibition of 1874.
Description:
A bronze prize medal (89 mm diameter) featuring New South Wales, standing facing, holding a lit torch and a Victor's wreath, around her four children harvest wheat, carry grapes and; below on three panels art, agriculture and industry are represented. tend sheep
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 89 mm (Diameter)
Dimension Comment: weight > 100 g

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Tagged with: farm animals, photography, sheep, wheat, wine, wool
Themes this item is part of: Agricultural Society of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: agriculture
Series: Australian Agricultural Medals
DateEra: 1873 AD
Obverse Description: New South Wales, standing facing, holding a lit torch and a Victor's wreath, around her four children harvest wheat, carry grapes and; below on three panels art, agriculture and industry are representeed. tend sheep; around above, AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES in small letter below HARDY BROTHERS LONDON & SYDNEY
Reverse Description: Around above an olive wreath, PRACTICE WITH SCIENCE; within wreath, AWARDED /TO / J. Noone / 1873 / CLASS / PHOTOGRAPHS
Edge Description: plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES in small letter below HARDY BROTHERS LONDON & SYDNEY
Reverse: PRACTICE WITH SCIENCE AWARDED TO J. Noone / 1873 / CLASS / PHOTOGRAPHS
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Agricultural Society of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1873
Awarded To: John Noone, 1873
Bibliography:
  1. [Article] Pryde, Pam. 2006. John Noone, Government Photo-lithographer, 1861-1888. Script & Print: Bulletin of the Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand. 30 (1): 31-38.

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