All Must Have Prizes 1750‒1850 | University of Oxford

All Must Have Prizes 1750‒1850

14 Jun 2016 to 16 Oct 2016
10:00 - 17:00
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH
Exhibitions
Free
Yes
Not required

This display of medals and prizes from the mid-eighteenth century tell us about the ideals of personal and professional improvement through competition during the time in which they were made. Their images and inscriptions reveal the hopes and aspirations of those who created and competed for them.