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Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain)

Royal Society of Arts medal presented to Miss Long.
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Inscribed on obverse: Honorary Pallet of the Society for Promoting Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce
London, 1827.

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1 medal : silver ; 5.5 x 5 cm
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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.
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Long, Elizabeth Mary, 1813-1879. | Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) | Women artists -- Great Britain. | Art, Amateur -- Great Britain.
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