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Medal and rosette


Medal and rosette, 1769. Commemorative medal from the Garrick Jubilee, attached with fine twisted cord to silk ribbon rosette, woven in coloured 'rainbow' stripes with the word 'Shakespeare' woven in cream. (Medal comes in mulberry wood box, together with certificates of Thomas Rackett, Canon E.H. Knowles and Dr Thomas Ghent; 1769.)

  • Measurements

  • Length

    (of attached bow) 15 cm

  • Width


  • Diameter

    (of medal) 3 cm

  • Marks & inscriptions

    : : obverse : Bust of Shakespeare to right : WE SHALL NOT LOOK UPON HIS LIKE AGAIN, : : reverse : : JUBILEE AT STRATFORD IN HONOUR AND TO THE MEMORY OF SHAKESPEARE, SEPr., 1769, D.G.STEWARD,

  • Credit line

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