Commemorative medal: white metal; Great Eastern paddle steamer and two sailing ships; inscription; date; reverse: technical details of vessel.
- Diameter: 1.3 inches
Inscription ContentTHE GREAT EASTERN
Inscription ContentTONNAGE 24,000 LENGTH 692 FT, BREDTH 83 FT DEPTH 60 FT. 2,600 HORSE POWER. 4, DECKS. 10, BOILERS. 112, FURNACES. 10, ANCHORS. WILL CARRY 10,000 TROOPS
4 July 2005
Reason for treatment
Clean metal tokens to remove foam residues
Tokens have polyurethane foam residues covering the surface of the object which have reacted with the surface causing damage and corrosion.
cleaned metal tokens with acetone to remove foam residues
Coins & Medals
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Object reference number: MCT3307
British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.
The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.