Rectangular bronze medal to commemorate the Electr

Made:
1899 in Milan
maker:
Stabilimento SPa Stefano Johnson

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Rectangular bronze medal to commemorate the Electrical Exhibition held in Como and the 100th anniversary of Volta's discovery of the Voltaic Pile, designed by G. Bertino, made by Stabilimento SPa Stefano Johnson, Milan, Italy, 1899. Obverse, exhibition placard and portrait oval; reverse, scene of Volta demonstrating his pile to Napoleon.

Details

Category:
Wellcome Medals
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A679359
type:
commemorative medal
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • medal