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Henry Irvine Commemorative Medal

Description

A copper medal commemorating Henry Irving, about 1905

  • Measurements

  • Diameter

    445 mm

  • Marks & inscriptions

    bust of Irving to left : HENRY IRVING., FOR NOW HE LIVES IN FAME THOUGH NOT IN LIFE. THE GREATEST ACTOR OF THE AGE. BORN 1838. KNIGHTED BY H.M. QUEEN VICTORIA 1895. DIED 1905. Laid to rest in WESTMINSTER ABBEY.,

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust