Members Of The House Of Commons, 1849. Large Bronze Medal, By L. C. Lauer. 95mm.
Members of the House of Commons, 1849. A large bronze medal, 95mm diameter. By Luther. C. Lauer. Very rare.
Certainly one of the most impressive medals produced during the 19th century, not purely just because of size but also displaying a beautiful portrait of Queen Victoria.
Obverse: Diademed head of Queen Victoria profile left with a list of the sixteen members of Russell's administration with their positions. Reverse: Fifty line inscription giving the list of members.
Reference: BHM 2351.
Provenance: Formerly on public display at Athelhampton House, Puddletown, Dorset. The Cooke family collection.
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