Melbourne Exhibition Medal, 1854

Made:
1854 in Australia
artist:
Wyon, Joseph Shepherd

Medal, Melbourne Exhibition 1854. Bronze; 5x68mm diameter. Rim legend: 319 W. Woodbury. Collodion Pictures. Obverse: legend: Melbourne Exhibition Victoria 1854; relief of glass domed and iron exhibition building; beneath: J.S WYON [designer]. Reverse: Britannia seated beneath stars of the Southern Cross receiving tributes from three men: corn stook, horned ram, [?beef or gold bar?] in hand of booted outback person.

Details

Category:
Coins, Medals & Tokens
Object Number:
2002-200
Measurements:
diameter: 5 x 68 mm
type:
medal
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Mr. Peter Cowper-Coles.

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