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Medal - Bengal Photographic Society, Bengal, India, 1874 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 10809

Summary:
India Bengal
Medal - Bengal Photographic Society 1874 (AD)
Mint: London
Awarded to: Noone, J.
Other Details: This is one of a group of exhibition prize medals won by the Melbourne photographer J Noone in the 1870s and 1880s. Most of his medals were won in Australia but he was also successful in London and at the Bengal Photographic Society exhibition of 1874.
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 51 mm (Width), 4 mm (Length), 51 mm (Diameter)
Dimension Comment: Width = Diameter

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Tagged with: photography
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, J.S. & A.B. Wyon, Engravers, London, England, J.S. & A.B. Wyon, Engravers, London, England, Royal Mint, London, Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: societies
Series: Indian Exhibition Medals
DateEra: 1874 AD
Obverse Description: India seated holding flower and book; on seat, J.S. & A.B. WYON SC.
Reverse Description: Inscribed within wreath, FOR WORKS OF ART / TO / J.NOONE / 1874; around, BENGAL PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY +
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
India seated holding flower and book; on seat, J.S. & A.B. WYON SC. (obverse)
Inscribed within wreath, FOR WORKS OF ART / TO / J.NOONE / 1874; around, BENGAL PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY + (reverse)
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Bengal, India, 1874
Mint: Royal Mint, London, 1874
Artist: Joseph Wyon
Artist: A. Wyon
Awarded To: John Noone, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1874
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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