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Shakespeare medal

A bronze medal with gilt rim, commemorating the Stratford Shakespeare Festival of 1816. Manufactured by John Otley and Dowler of Birmingham., 1868 Catalogue description - 'Jubilee Commemoration medal, 1816'

  • Marks & inscriptions

    bust of Shakespeare to left : SHAKESPEARE. WE SHALL NOT LOOK UPON HIS LIKE AGAIN. obt. 23 April 1616, aet 52, COMMEMORATION OF SHAKESPEARE AT STRATFORD-UPON-AVON STEWARDS RT HON. THE EARL OF GUILDFORD, RT. HON. LORD MIDDLETON, SIR CHARLES MORDAUNT, Bt., M.P., FRANCIS CANNING ESQ., April 23, 1816.,