Queen Marie Antoinette, bronze commemorative medal, 1784-1790.

Made:
1784-1790 in France
artist:
Pierre Simon Benjamin Duvivier

Bronze medal commemorating the increase in obstetrical skills pioneered by C.T. Vermont, patronised by Queen Marie Antoinette, by Duvivier, French, 1784-1790. Obverse, profile portrait HS looking L. of the Queen, Latin inscription dated as 1774; reverse commemorative inscription, Latin, dated as 1784.

Bronze medal to commemorate the increase in obstetrical skills pioneered by C.T. Vermont. Queen Marie Antoinette, 1755-1793, the Consort of Louis XVI, King of France, patronized Vermont. The medal features artwork by Pierre Simon Benjamin Duvivier and was made in France.

Details

Category:
Wellcome Medals
Object Number:
A677946
type:
commemorative medal
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • medal
credit:
On loan from the Wellcome Trust