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Blarney Castle

Irish
19th–early 20th century
Manufactured by J. F. O'Crowley Manufacturer


Object Place: Ireland

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 31 mm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23.99

Medium or Technique

Metal; electrotype

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular souvenir medal from Blarney Castle.

Obverse: View of Blarney Castle as seen from below; inscribed in exergue “BLARNEY/CASTLE”.

Reverse: Inscribed “SOUVENIR/—/CORK EXHIBITION/1885/J.F.O’CROWLEY/MANUFACTURER/INGOLD & SILVER/89 OLD GEORGE’S ST/CORK”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed in exergue "BLARNEY/CASTLE".

Reverse: Inscribed "SOUVENIR/---/CORK EXHIBITION/1885/J.F.O'CROWLEY/MANUFACTURER/INGOLD & SILVER/89 OLD GEORGE'S ST/CORK".

Provenance

By 1923, Mrs. A. C. Storer; 1923, gift of Mrs. A. C. Storer to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 4, 1923)

Credit Line

Gift of W. K. Flint