Medal commemorating Charles Green's flight from London to Weilburg

Made:
1836 in London
artist:
William Joseph Taylor

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Medal commemorating Charles Green's flight from London to Weilburg, 1836. Bronze, 41mm diameter. obverse, relief head profile to l, legend Charles Green aeronaut. reverse, view of ballon over [Weilberg] cityscape, text below In company with Robt Hollond M.P. & M. Mason Esqr, legend From London November 7 1836 to Weilburg, Germy in 18 hours

Details

Category:
Coins, Medals & Tokens
Object Number:
1950-318/8
type:
medal and medal and
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Penn-Gaskell Collection