Lot Archive


№ 882


1 October 1996

Hammer Price:

Victoria (1837-1901), University College, London, silver medal after W. Wyon, seated Minerva, named (W.T. Crawford, Practical Chemistry, 1897-8), 38mm (cf. E. 1198); City & Guilds Institute, 1901, bronze medal after L.C. Wyon, named (James Richard Brooke, Woollen & Worsted Spinning, 1906), 51mm (E. 1864); The Christian Herald, Attendance medal, bronze, named (Steep Lane Baptist S.S. [= Sunday School], Sowerby Bridge, presented to James R. Brooke for 34 years service), 51mm; Sunday School Centenary, Wales, 1885, bronze medal with bust of Thomas Charles of Bala, 45mm (BHM 3201; E. 1713); Victoria, Golden Jubilee, 1887, bronze medal by J. Moore, 38mm (BHM 3298; E. 1739), in case with paper label reading “George T. James, from Lady Charlotte Hobart-Hampden, 1887”. [5]. Welsh medal very fine, others all extremely fine (£40-50)

Lady Charlotte Augusta Hobart-Hampden (1833-1908), second daughter of the 6th Earl of Buckingham, lived at Hampden Lodge, Sidmouth, Devon