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British Isles: CM.79.81-1919

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Object information

Titles

  • Completion of the Thames Tunnel. 1842.

Under Review

Named entities

Acquisition and important dates

  • Method of acquisition: Given
  • Dates: 1919-11-22

Dating

  • Production date: CE 1842

Maker(s)

Components of the work

  • Object composed of bronze measuring: Diameter (min) by mm by 62 by Diameter by mm by 62 by Weight by g by 132.83

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bare head of Sir Marc Isambard Brunel, facing left.

  • Text: SIR ISAMBART MARC BRUNEL, F.R.S. &c.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: A view of the tunnel with ships above.

  • Text: LONGDITUDINAL SECTION OF THE THAMES TUNNEL FROM ROTHERHITHE TO WAPPING 1200 FT L180,000 SUBSCRIBED BY PROPRIETORS BY PARLIAMENTARY GRANT L270,000 (in exergue) COMMENCED 1824 BROKE IN MAY 1827 & JAN 1828 SUSPENDED TILL 1835 OPENED TO PEDESTRIANS 1842.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Associated department: Coins and Medals

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Audit data

  • Created: Monday 19 August 2019
  • Updated: Monday 29 March 2021
  • Last processed: Tuesday 30 March 2021
  • Data source: Adlib

Associated institutions

How to cite this record

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "British Isles" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/228616 Accessed: 2021-05-15 08:22:46

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