Participant's medal

Description:
Medal awarded to Ernest Stephenson for competing in the 1908 London Olympic Games. Ernest was a gymnast who lived in Kilburn and Cricklewood. One side of the medal shows a chariot being pulled by four horses with a driver and a victorious athlete wearing a crown of laurel leaves. The reverse shows a winged figure of Victory wearing a crown of laurel leaves and holding a trumpet. The inscription reads "In Commemoration of the Olympic Games held in London 1908" and lists the locations of the previous Olympic Games.
Production Date:
1908
ID no:
BRNT_1982.12
Object Size:
medal width 4mm
Maker:
P. Vaughton & Sons
Copyright:
Brent Museum
Object Material:
metal

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