Auction Date: 27/02/2018 at 10:30 am
“Handel”. Large Concerts At The Crystal Palace. Commemorative Bronze Medallion – 1857 - These were made to be given to the Performers, both Orchestra and Choir and have their name on the Edge, Obverse; Portrait Bust of Handel. Reverse; Lyre with legend “Crystal Palace Handel Festival 1857. On the edge “J. Conduit Performer. Size 42mm. (There were that year a series of concerts of Handel’s music with large orchestras and the huge choirs).