Thames Tunnel opening commemorative medal, 1843

Made:
1843 in England
maker:
William Joseph Taylor

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Medal to commemorate the opening of the Thames Tunnel, 1843. Silver; [sight] [40mm] diameter, [3mm] thickness. obverse: relief of the Wapping Entrance with twin tunnels and grand staircase; legend, Thames Tunnel Began 1824 Opened 1843 Cost £446000. reverse: portrait head, relief profile to L, of and legend, Sir Isambart [sic] Marc Brunel, F.R.S. &c. Designer name at base of relief: J. Taylor

Details

Category:
Coins, Medals & Tokens
Object Number:
1924-453
type:
medal
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Cater, W.C.