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Medal commemorating Vernon's attack on Cartagena, 1741; reverse
Medal commemorating Vernon's attack on Cartagena, 1741. Obverse: Full-length figure of Admiral Edward Vernon (1684-1757), wearing hat, (left), facing to right; left hand extended, right receives the sword which 'DON BLASS', on left knee before Vernon, offers with his right hand, hat in extended left. Sir Chaloner Ogle, bareheaded, standing behind Blass, baton in right hand, left on hip. Reverse: Two ships sailing right towards a fort in foreground; two forts in centre connected by chain boom, behind which a boat.
- Image reference: E3252-2
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London