HM Stanley Presented By The Royal Geographical Society

 
HM Stanley Presented By The Royal Geographical Society
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  • Title :     HM Stanley Presented By The Royal Geographical Society
  • Artist:     Elinor Halle Designer
  • Accession:     85.1.15 a,b
  • Country:     Great Britain
  • Date:     1890
  • Dimensions:     Inches 4-7/8 diameter Dimensions, medallion (a), Centimeters 12.4 diameter Dimensions, medallion (a)
  • Collection:     Object
  • Collection Theme:     Colonialism
  • Subject:     Portraits , Figurative , Colonialism , Medal/Medallion/Medallic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     85.1.15 A,B.JPG
  • Tags:     Colonialism
Description:
Circular bronze medal with obverse depicting a low relief left profile portrait bust of Henry Morton Stanley (American, then British, b. Wales, 1841-1904) and inscription; reverse depicts a seated African female near a river with one foot on top of an alligator/crocodile with mountains in the background, sun rising and inscription; housed in original leather, velvet box. a: medal, b: box