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School Attendance Medal

Description

A Stratford-upon-Avon National Schools attendance medal dated 1896. Presented to the donor's mother Beatrice Mary Carpenter in that year; contained in its original felt-lined red presentation case. According to the donor, Beatrice Mary Carpenter was living at Ely Street in Stratford-upon-Avon at the time the medal was presented to her.

  • Object number

    STRST : SBT 2002-31

  • Date

    1896

  • Technique

    struck

  • Material

    metal

  • Measurements

  • Length

    8.1 cm (case)

  • Width

    8.1 cm (case)

  • Height

    1 cm (case)

  • Diameter

    5.2 cm 2 in.

  • Marks & inscriptions

    inscription : : obverse : biblical scene of Jesus with children : MATTHEW CHAP 19/VER. 13. 14. 15., inscription : : reverse : : STRATFORD-ON-AVON NATIONAL SCHOOLS/NEVER/ABSENT/NEVER/LATE/1896,

  • Caption

    A Stratford-upon-Avon National Schools attendance medal, 1896.

  • Credit line

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