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Medal commemorating the Plymouth breakwater and lighthouse; reverse
Medal commemorating the Plymouth breakwater and lighthouse. Obverse: View of the breakwater, lighthouse, hills and shipping in the distance. Legend: 'THE BREAKWATER LIGHTHOUSE WAS COMMENCED 1842. ERECTED UNDER THE SUPERINTENDANCE OF WILLIAM STUART. C. E. COMPLETED 1844.' Exergue: 'DESIGNED BY WALKER ; BURGESS ENGINEERS.' Reverse: Inscription, divided by a plan of the breakwater, 'COMMENCED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE ADMIRALTY 12TH AUGT. 1812 LENGTH 7,100 FEET. STONE DEPOSITED 3, 638,646 TONS. COST
Allen & Moore
- Image reference: E3567-2
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London