Medals: Shackleton Miniatures

Description
Sir Ernest Shackleton's final set of miniatures that includes the following (as worn); Commander of the Royal Victorian Empire 1909, Officer of the Order of the British Empire (Military) 1909, British War Medal 1914-18, Victory Medal 1914-18, Polar Medal with three clasps (1902-04, 1907-09, 1914-16), Polar Star of Sweden 1909, Dannebrog of Denmark 1909, St Olaf of Norway 1909, Legion of Honour (France) 1909, St Anne of Russia 1910, Crown of Italy 1910, Order of Merit (Chile) 1916.
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Provenance details
The auction catalogue describes the medals as "by direct descent from the recipient to the present owner" suggesting that the vendor is a family member.
Measurements
Dimensions (LxWxH): 120 x 65 x 15mm (4 3/4 x 2 9/16 x 9/16")
Dimensions (LxWxH): 50 x 190 x 108mm (1 15/16 x 7 1/2 x 4 1/4")
Dimensions (LxWxH): 50 x 185 x 102mm (1 15/16 x 7 5/16 x 4")
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Other id
3974
Accession number
2021.101.1

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