Charlotte Medal

Silver medallion 74mm wide which depicts the voyage of the Charlotte with the First Fleet, showing an image of the ship on the front and on the obverse a description of the journey. Thought to have been made by forger Thomas Barrett from a silver surgical dish and commissioned by Surgeon John White, it is regarded as the first colonial work of art and is now held by the Australian National Maritime Museum.

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1788
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1788
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