Exhibit#1 Brookgreen Collection
Charles Dickens Medal

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Record 695/1203
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Accession# 1997.013
Artist Conway, John S.
Collection Art Objects
Credit line Gift of Joseph V. Noble
Date 1912
Description "Charles Dickens Medal" by John S. Conway

Charles Dickens/portrait/mature/Tiny Tim/Bob Cratchett/Christmas/medal

The obverse has a likeness of Charles Dickens in his later years. The reverse shows Tiny Tim being triumphantly carried by Bob Cratchett to the Christmas dinner. The scene for the reverse was chosen to depict a more serious vein found in Dickens's work.
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Medium bronze
Object ID S.1997.013
Object Name Medal
Recfrom Noble, Joseph Veach
Sub-category Art
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