Royal Society of Arts Albert medal presented to Ninette de Valois

Collection: Ninette de Valois Bequest
Object number: ROH/VAL/BEQ/23
Date: 1956 - 1957
Description: Pewter medal with a relief image of the Royal Society of Arts building and the relief lettering 'ROYAL SOCIETY OF ARTS 1754'. On the reverse is a relief profile of HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and the relief lettering 'PRINCE PHILIP. PRESIDENT MCMLII'. Engraved around the edge of the medal is the inscription: 'Session 1956-57. Dame Ninette de Valois, DBE, For Her Paper "The English Ballet" '. Given in presentation case ROH/VAL/BEQ/24.
Awarding body: Royal Society of Arts
Award recipient: Ninette de Valois
Language: English
Dimensions: diameter 6.25 cm; depth 0.25 cm
Condition: Good. Slightly tarnished.