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Lingue française de l'enseignement

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Object name
Maker
Date
1866–1906
Object number
PPHC000479

Description

Rectangular ?pewter medal; obverse: [left:] classical female figure holding aloft in her left hand an open book, and pointing left and upwards with her right, [right:] with a family of two adults and four children in modern working-class clothes; reverse: a central pedestal with inscriptions, and in a medalion, a portrait in profile of Jean Macé (facing right); on either side of two seated classical female figures, that on the left instructing a youth with a book, that on the right holding an inscribed tablet; below a scroll with inscription; in the original case of brown, gold-tooled buckram, a velvet inner support and silk lined lid.

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