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Medal - National Gallery of Victoria Travelling Scholarship, c. 1890
Other Details: An unissued prize medal from the National Gallery reference collection. The medal was produced to commemorate the National Gallery of Victoria Travelling Scholarship. The first National Gallery of Victoria travelling scholarship was awarded in 1887 to John Longstaff for his painting 'Breaking the News'. He travelled to Paris.
An unissued bronze prize medal (45 mm diameter) featuring Victory seated with Victor's wreath and olive branch.
At centre within closed floral wreath, TRAVEL- / LING / SCHOLAR- / SHIP; around, NATIONAL : GALLERY : OF : VICTORIA : AUSTRALIA *
Winged Victory, seated, facing l., holding a wreath in right hand, olive branch in left; around above VICTORIA . FRONDE . CORONAT; in the exergue: ALLAN WYON
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 11/1/1978
circa 1890 AD
Obverse: NATIONAL GALLERY OF VICTORIA AUSTRALIA TRAVELLING SCHOLARSHIP Reverse: VICTORIA . FRONDE . CORONAT ; In the exergue: ALLAN WYON
Type of item
50.42 g (Weight)