Medal, bronze, Manchester Mechanics Institution, s

Made:
1840 in Manchester and England
maker:
George Richmond Collis and Company

Medal, bronze, Manchester Mechanics Institution, struck at exhibition, 1840. Obverse: legend, Struck off during the third annual exhibition 1840. G.R. Collis Del.; in exergue, scene of goddess holding laurel wreath, gesturing l. to building headed Mechanics Institution, bust of Dalton at her feet alongside beehive, cornucopia, factory chimney, artistic and industrial motifs. Reverse: head relief profile to left; legend headed, Sir B Heywood Bart; legend President of the Manchester Mechanics Institution from its commencement AD 1824

Details

Category:
Coins, Medals & Tokens
Object Number:
1982-414
Measurements:
diameter: 4 x 53 mm
type:
medal
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Eimer, Mr. C.