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Exhibition Medal Franco-British Exhibition, by F. Bowcher, Birmingham, 1908

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Inventory Number: 93608
Object Type:
Persons: F. Bowcher (Maker)
Date Created: Dated 1908
Place Created: Birmingham England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2004-9/169
Brief Description: Exhibition Medal Franco-British Exhibition: exhibitor's gilt-silver medal indicating Marconi participation in Franco-British Exhibition of 1908, held in London. Medal hallmarked Birmingham 1908. Face of medal sees three figures including Britannia, while reverse has nouveau style female form with exhibition buildings in background and is stamped Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Co Ltd.
Primary Inscriptions: "FRANCO BRITISH EXHIBITION / MARCONI'S WIRELESS / TELEGRAPH CO LTD / VAUGHTON BIRMm Rd535695 F. BOWCHER.F. 1908" on obverse. "LONDON MDCCCCVIII / RF / F. BOWCHER.F / 1908" on reverse.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Gilt silver.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
50 mm

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Case for Medal

Inventory Number: 93608
Object Type:
Persons: F. Bowcher (Maker)
Date Created:
Place Created: Birmingham England United Kingdom Europe
Brief Description: Gold-trimmed crimson plush-lined case.
Primary Inscriptions: Steamped on lid "FRANCO-BRITISH | 1908 | EXHIBITION". Printed inside lid "VAUGHTONS LTD | Goldsmiths & Silversmiths | BIRMINGHAM"
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): Gilt silver.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
50 mm

Narratives

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