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Ref No (click to see in context)WFD/29/1
TitleMedals, coins, and badges
Date1769-mid 20th century
Extent2 boxes
Description1. Coin issued by David Garrick the Jubilee Steward to mark the jubilee at Stratford in honour and memory of Shakespeare, Sept 1769. Coin marked D G Steward.

2. Four cameos depicting classical subjects, mid-late 18th century, given to Westfield College by Caroline Skeel.

3. Medal by John Westwood depicting William Henry West Betty, c1804. Reverse: 'British Tragedian, aged 13 years a.d.1804'.

4. Two commemorative coins by W Griffin Silversmith and Jeweller, of the New Royal Exchange, London, c.1844. Reverse: image of Wellington statue.

5. Commemorative coin of Sir Moses Montefiore Bart, 1884. Reverse: 'A universal tribute of respect and esteem to Sir Moses Montefiore Bart. Philanthropist. From his admirers and friends. Centenary, 27 Oct 1884.'

6. Commemorative coins to celebrate the victory of Trafalgar and Nelson, c.1897. Coin presented by the British and Foreign Sailors Society to commemorate Trafalgar in 1805. Second larger coin states that it is 'struck from copper of vessel after breaking up'. [Flagship wrecked in 1897].

7. Medal by Spink and Son to commemorate Queen Victoria's Diamond jubilee, 1897.

8. Commemorative coin of the Coronation of King George and Queen Mary, 22 Jun 1911, Reverse: 'souvenir of garden party given by Henry Clarke J.P at Canon Hall Hampstead London'.

9. Silver Westfield College Association badge featuring the College emblem Honeysuckle, 1915, and a copy of images of designs relating to the badge.

10. Mounted medals of Sidney A Boyd, Treasurer of Westfield College 1948-1961, c.1919. Three medals: the '1914-15 Star' awarded to Lieut. S.A Boyd; the 'British War Medal' awarded to Capt. S.A Boyd; and the 'Inter-Allied Victory Medal' with oak leaf emblem, awarded to Capt. S.A Boyd. These medals were often awarded together and became known as 'Pip, Squeak and Wilfred'.

11. Medals of Miss Lilian Clarke, former student of Westfield College, 1920. Two medals: 'La Medaille de la Reine Elisabeth' [Queen Elisabeth Medal] of Belgium; and a miniature of the medal, with accompanying certificate awarding the medal to Lilian Clarke, 26 Feb 1920.

12. Ut Prosim shield badge, c.1923, containing the unofficial motto of the 1920s meaning 'That I may serve' or 'That I may be useful.'

13. Bronze coin depicting a woman with a horse. Reverse: 'J.L.Barrault, Homme De Theatre, Belmondo', mid 20th century. Jean-Louis Barrault was a French actor and director.
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CodePerson or Corporate Body Name
DS/UK/30Westfield College; 1882-1989; Higher Education Institution