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Creator:
Weigall, Henry, 1800-1883.
Title(s):

Art Union medal commemorating John Flaxman.

Additional Title(s):

Inscription on obverse: Flaxman

Inscription on edge: Art-Union of London 1854

Published/Created:
England, 1854.
Physical Description:
1 medal : bronze ; 56 mm in diameter
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
In Process Cabinet O
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Duncan and Lisa Robinson
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
The present design was preceded by two unfulfilled commissions by W. Wilson (1847) and W. Wyon (1851). See: Beaulah.
Obverse: Portrait of Flaxman in profile. Inscribed: Flaxman. Henry Weigall sc.
Reverse: Bas-relief of Flaxman's Mercury and Pandora. Inscribed: H. Weigall fecit.
Edge: Art-Union of London 1854.
Brown, L. Catalogue of British historical medals, 1760-1960, 2530
Eimer, C. British commemorative medals and their values, 1479
Beaulah, G.K. "The medals of the Art Union of London" In British Numismatic Journal, vol. XXXVI (1967), page 182, no. 6
Subject Terms:
Art Union of London.
Flaxman, John, 1755-1826.
Flaxman, John, 1755-1826. Mercury and Pandora.
Form/Genre:
Medals.
Contributors:
Art Union of London.
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