Gift of the Prince Imperial’s Cot from the City of Paris

Made:
1856 in Paris
maker:
Adrien Vauthier-Gallé
artist:
Pierre-Jules Cavelier
Gift of the Prince Imperial’s Cot from the City of Paris Gift of the Prince Imperial’s Cot from the City of Paris

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Gift of the Prince Imperial’s Cot from the City of Paris
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Gift of the Prince Imperial’s Cot from the City of Paris
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Copper medal to commemorate the birth of Eugene, heir to Napoleon III, 16th March 1856, and presentation of his cradle by the town of Paris, by J Cavalier and Vauthier-Galle, France, 1856. obverse, view of the cot, bees in field, reverse, newborn child on a cushion supported by a Napoleonic eagle, Prosperity and Abundance above watch over him.

Details

Category:
Wellcome Medals
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A676530
Materials:
bronze (copper, tin alloy) and struck
Measurements:
diameter: 77 mm,
thickness: 7 mm
type:
commemorative medal