James Sadler First English Aeronaut

Made:
1811 in England
maker:
Peter Wyon
Medal. white metal; 52mm diameter, 3mm deep. obverse legend: James Sadler, First English Aeronaut; relief profile Head Medal. white metal; 52mm diameter, 3mm deep. obverse legend: James Sadler, First English Aeronaut; relief profile Head

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Medal. white metal; 52mm diameter, 3mm deep. obverse legend: James Sadler, First English Aeronaut; relief profile Head
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Medal. white metal; 52mm diameter, 3mm deep. obverse legend: James Sadler, First English Aeronaut; relief profile Head
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Medal. white metal; 52mm diameter, 3mm deep. obverse legend: James Sadler, First English Aeronaut; relief profile Head to L. reverse legend: Ascended from Birmingham. Travers'd upwards of 112 miles in 1 hour & 20 minutes. [scene] The 21st Ascent / [gondola, oars, 2 persons] / October 7 1811.

Details

Category:
Coins, Medals & Tokens
Object Number:
1946-116
type:
medal and medal and medal and
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Penn-Gaskell Collection