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Commemorative medal struck to mark the opening of London Bridge by King William IV on 1 August 1831, made by B. Wyon, bronze.

Museum number: SDR21.16

Curatorial note

The opening of the new London Bridge was attended by Soane who subsequently commissioned the large painting of the occasion by George Jones (SM P247). Soane owned two copies of this commemorative medal (see also SM SDR21.17).


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