Artwork : ArchiveNo00196

Teaspoon and Medals C.1920s





Contributor Name Valerie Oakley
Contributor Image medal_web.jpg

Location Paulsgrove
Collection Date 04.03.09 2.34pm
Artefact Name Teaspoon and Medals
Artefact Description There are twelve medals and one teaspoon in the collection. The diameter of the medals is 3cm. The teaspoon has the same design / emblem as one of the medals.
Artefact Date C.1920s
Artefact Stored Bedroom drawer
Artefact Form

Artefact Image Spoons_medals.jpg
Sample Taken No sample
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History of Artefact The medals belonged to Mr. Penney who was Mrs Oakley’s neighbour – they mostly relate to sport – they are all linked to Portsmouth. The sports include football, marathons, water-sports, polo and cricket. Some are for winning the competition or they have been awarded as a runners-up prize. Some are linked to the navy also – HMS Victory and HMS Excellent.

‘There were more sailors in Portsmouth at this time.’ Historian
Historian John Stedman
Previous Owners Mr.Penney
Special Memories ‘Mr.Penney left these objects to me when he died.’
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