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Charles Robert Leslie

Circular medal of Charles Robert Leslie (1794-1859), commissioned by the Art Union of London. Obverse: Profile bust of Leslie looking to proper left; inscribed at edge "*C.R.LESLIE R.A.BORN 1794 DIED 1859*" and "ART UNION OF LONDON 1870" and under bust "A.B.WYON SC.". Reverse: Man at proper...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "*C.R.LESLIE R.A.BORN 1794 DIED 1859*" and "ART UNION OF LONDON 1870" and under bust "A.B.WYON SC.". Reverse: Inscribed at proper right "C.R.LESLIE R.A.[ ]", at proper left "A.B.WYON SC.", and in exergue "THE SENTRY BOX".

Provenance

By 1926, Henry G. Pickering; 1926, gift of Henry G. Pickering to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 2, 1926)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry G. Pickering

British, 1870

Object Place

London, Great Britain

Accession Number

26.800

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals