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London Exhibition Services Medal 1862 (AD)
Awarded to: Barry, Redmond (Sir)
Other Details: International Exhibition, London, Services medal, issued in 1862. The International Exhibition was held in South Kensington, London, 1 May - 15 November 1862. Barry's role as Commissioner for the exhibition was marred by mishaps and disappointments.
The medal for Services of the London 1862 International Exhibition (bronze, 55 mm diameter) awarded to Sir Redmond Barry. It features William Wyon's portrait of Queen Victoria
Head of Queen Victoria facing left wearing coronet, around, HER MAJESTY QUEEN VICTORIA; and in small letters on the truncation the artist's name, W. WYON R.A.
Around a wreath of oak, INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION 1862; within, FOR SERVICES
Impressed, SIR REDMOND BARRY
Barry's role as Commissioner for the exhibition was marred by mishaps and disappointments. -Ann Galbally, Redmond Barry, MUP, 1995, p.181. D. Tout-Smith 16/6/2004.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Sir Redmond Barry, 15/3/1976
Obverse: HER MAJESTY QUEEN VICTORIA; and in small letters the artist's name, W. WYON . A Reverse: INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION 1862 FOR SERVICES Edge: SIR REDMOND BARRY
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