Medal commemorating the visit of Queen Mary and King George V to Bootle, July 11th, 1913

MMM.1990.6.6

About this object

This medal commemorates the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Bootle on 11 July 1913 to open Gladstone Graving Dock. The obverse has profiles of the King and Queen, the reverse shows the crest of the Borough of Bootle. Over 100 ships, including Lusitania, were anchored in the River Mersey during the visit.

Object specifics

  • Title
    Medal commemorating the visit of Queen Mary and King George V to Bootle, July 11th, 1913
  • Accession no.
    MMM.1990.6.6
  • Type
    Medallion
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    1913 c
  • Materials
    Bronze
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Measurements
    45 mm x 40 mm; 1 3/4 in x 1 9/16 in (diameter is 40 mm, but clasp at top makes it 45 mm)
  • Collection
    From the Merseyside Maritime Museum collections
Object view = Social History
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