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Creator:
Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain)
Title(s):

Royal Society of Arts medal presented to Miss Long.

Additional Title(s):

Inscribed on obverse: Honorary Pallet of the Society for Promoting Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce

Inscribed on reverse: To Miss Long, for a copy in pencil of a landscape, MDCCCXXVII

Published/Created:
London, 1827.
Physical Description:
1 medal : silver ; 5.5 x 5 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Cabinet O
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
The present award is also described in the Transactions of the Society, Instituted at London, for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce, vol. 45 (1827), page xxx: "To Miss Long, 52, Montague-square, for a copy in pencil of a landscape, the Silver Palette." In 1829, the Transactions ... record another award, page 48: "To Miss Elizabeth Long, 52, Montague-square, for a copy in chalk of a head, the Silver Isis Medal." The recipient is Elizabeth Mary Long (1813-1879), daughter of Walter Long and Lady Mary Carnegie. See: Petteys, Chris. Dictionary of Women Artists, page 448.
Inscribed on obverse, within a ribboned garland: "The Honorary Pallet of the Society for Promoting Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce."
Inscribed on reverse, within an unrolled scroll over a cluster of pencils: "To Miss Long, for a copy in pencil of a landscape, MDCCCXXVII."
The top of the medal is pierced with a small whole, for suspension.
Subject Terms:
Art, Amateur -- Great Britain.
Long, Elizabeth Mary, 1813-1879.
Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain)
Women artists -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Medals.
Awards.
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