Auction Date: 5/03/2020 at 10:30 am
"Handel" Large Centenary Concert At The Crystal Palace. Commemorative Bronze Medallion 1859 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; Laurel Wreath with legend "Centenary Commemoration Crystal Palace MDCCCLIX" (1859) On the edge "Miss C.A. Durrant. Performer". Size 50mm. There was that year a series of concerts of Handel’s music with large orchestras and the huge choirs.