Bromsgrove Guild,Joan of Arc
The History of the Bromsgrove Guild by Quintin Watt gives a good background to this item.
In 1909 Joan of Arc was beatified by Pope Pius X. This plaque shows her riding into Rheims. The design was probably influenced by a postcard that Walter Gilbert had received from Paris in 1904 which depicted Emmanuel Fremiet's statue of Joan. Louis Weingartner designed and modelled these medals.
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