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Exhibition Medal Exposition of Electricity And Silk Industry, Italy, 1899

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Inventory Number: 72905
Object Type:
Place Created: Italy Europe
Accession Number: 2004-9/165
Brief Description: Exhibition Medal Exposition of Electricity And Silk Industry: aluminium rectangular medal awarded to Marconi in recognition of his work, at the Exposition of Electricity and Silk Industry held in Como in 1899. Face of the medal includes a portrait of 'Volta' and reverse includes the engraving 'Marconi Cav. G'. Previously catalogued with a collection of other medallions (Inv. Num.s 34377, 40508, 53696).
Primary Inscriptions: "ESPOSIZIONE / ELETTRICITA / INDUSTRIA SERICA / COMO / MDCCCXCIX / ONORANZEA / VOLTA / NEL 1o CENTENARIO / DELLA PILA" on obverse. "TESSERA / DI RICONOSCIMENTO / PER IL SIG. Marconi / Cav. Guglielmo" on reverse.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Aluminium
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
60 72 mm

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Case for Medallion

Inventory Number: 72905
Object Type:
Place Created: Italy Europe
Accession Number:
Brief Description: Leather slip case for square medallion.
Primary Inscriptions: Stamped on obverse "ESPOSIZIONE | COMO 1899 | [rule] | TESSERA | DI RICONOSCIMENTO". Stamped on reverse "STABILIMENTO | P [?] Johnson | MILANO".
Provenance: Transferred to MHS from the Bodleian Library's Marconi Archive in December 2006 as part of a rationalisation of Marconi material in both directions.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Aluminium
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
60 72 mm

Narratives

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