World's Show Medal

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Birmingham medal, c.1851

Diameter 30mm

The obverse features a view of the Crystal Palace in Hyde Park with the inscription 'FOR THE/ WORLD'S SHOW/ IN/ LONDON/ 1851'. Beneath the image is the name of the maker 'HEATON BIRM' (Birmingham). The reverse features a description of the building's dimensions.


Link to this resource

Donor ref:LEAMG : M188.1916.6 (66/16328)

Source: Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum

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