Charles Green Aeronaut

Made:
1836 in England
artist:
William Joseph Taylor

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Medal commemorating balloon flight of Charles Green, aeronaut, from London to Weilburg, 1836. Bronze; 41mm diameter. Obverse, legend: Charles Green aeronaut.; relief portrait profile head to left, classical style; artist signed below base, W. J. Taylor. Reverse, legend: From London November 7. 1836 in company with Rob[er]t Hollond M.P. & M[onck]. Mason Esqr. To Weilburg Germany in 18 hours.; scene, balloon in distance above town of Weilburg.

Details

Category:
Coins, Medals & Tokens
Object Number:
1950-318/9
Materials:
bronze and complete
type:
medal and medal and
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Penn-Gaskell Collection