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Front and reverse of a medal presented to Jenner by naval medical officers in 1801. Engraving, 1801, after a medal made by T. Harper.

  • Harper, Thomas, active 1801.
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1801
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20204i
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Publication/Creation

1801

Physical description

1 print : line engraving and etching ; platemark 11.5 x 18.3 cm

Lettering

Explanation of the naval medal presented by the medical officers to Dr. Jenner 1801. ... Thos. Harper fecit sigillum Fleet Street.

Lettering note

Lettering continues: "Apollo the god of physic presenting a young sailor just recovered from the vaccine inoculation to Britannia who in return extends a civic crown on which is written the word Jenner. On the reverse an anchor with motto's expressing the reign of George the third and the naval admininstration of Earl Spencer."

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Wellcome Library no. 20204i

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  • Latin


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