Sir Edward Thomason's 'Series of Scientific and Philosophical Medals'

Made:
1828-1829 in Birmingham
maker:
Edward Thomason

Sir Edward Thomason's 'Series of Scientific and Philosophical Medals' / Struck at his Manufactory in Birmingham, [1829]. White metal, 16 in number, each 83mm/3" diameter. With card list; set in trays in box bound like a book [lid loose] . Obverse/reverse: - 1. Mechanics. 2. Optics. 3. Electricity/Galvanism. 4. Hydrostation/hydraulics & Pneumatics. 5. Metallurgy/Specific Gravities. 6. Chemistry. 7. Astronomy. 8. Mineralogy. 9. Geology. 10. Chrystallography. 11. Mountains/Classification of Minerals. 12. Phrenology. 13. Marquis of Worcester & Captain Savory on the steam engine/Trevithick on the high pressure. 14. Newcomen & Beighton on ditto/Perkins on the high pressure. 15. Watt single for raising water. 16. Watt double for driving machinery/with every improvement

Details

Category:
Coins, Medals & Tokens
Object Number:
1965-397
type:
medal medals and medal
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication

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