Bronze medal.(obverse) View of the channel with ships upon it, hills in background.
(reverse) A starboard bow view of a sailing ship dividing inscription.
- Made in: British Isles
- (Europe,British Isles)
- Diameter: 51 millimetres
Inscription ContentIN COMMEMORATION OF THE OPENING OF THE
NEW CHANNEL TO NEWPORT
ON THE 10 FEBT 1831
Inscription ContentAND OTHER IMPROVEMENTS FOR
DEEPENING & STRAIGHTENING
THE REST OF THE CHANNEL
OF THE RIVER BETWEEN
STOCKTON & THE SEA
W.A. BROOKS DEL.
Inscription CommentIn exergue.
Inscription ContentTEES NAVIGATION COMPY.
INCORPORATED BY ACT OF PARLT. 1808
Inscription ContentNEW CHANNEL OPENED 27 SEPTR. 1810
Inscription TranslationWe hope for better things.
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Not on display
- Commemoration of: Opening of the New Channel to Newport, 1831
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Object reference number: CME7184
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