Australia Victoria Melbourne
Medal - Australian International Exhibitions Commissioner's 1879 - 81 (AD)
Awarded to: A. Fletcher
Other Details: This bronze Commissioner's medal was awarded to A. Fletcher for Services at Australian international exhibitions held between 1879 and 1881. Fletcher's roles included Superintendent of Fine Arts at the 1880 Melbourne International Exhibition.

Physical Description

A large bronze medal (75 mm diameter) awarded for services to the Royal Commission, it features a head of Albert, Prince of Wales, and details of the award

Obverse Description

Head of Albert facing right, head bare; around, * ALBERT EDWARD PRINCE OF WALES K.G. PRESIDENT OF ROYAL COMMISSION and in tiny letters the artist's names J.S. & A.B. WYON

Reverse Description

At centre engraved within olive wreath, A. FLETCHER FOR SERVICES; arounf, AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS . SYDNEY 1879-80 . MELBOURNE 1880-81

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