Two bronze medals commemorating Michael Eugene Chevreul, 1886

Made:
1886 in France
artist:
Louis-Oscar Roty

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Two bronze medals commemorating Michael Eugene Chevreul, 1886, in one case. Each 68mm diameter. Case 10x25.5x2cm by John Pinches London. Rim legend: Bronze. Obverse: head and shoulders relief to right; legend Michel Evgene Chevrevl Membre de l'Academie des Sciences; artist signed l., O. Roty. Reverse: Sitter seated by table above pile of books and paper Vision des couleurs, writing, young girl handing him laurel spray; legend La Jeunesse Francaise au Doyen des Etudiants 31 Aout 1786 -31 Aout 1886, signed O. Roty.

Details

Category:
Coins, Medals & Tokens
Object Number:
1973-416/68
type:
medal
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Chemical Society