Medals Related To Canals and Shipping from the Stanley Holland Collection
Date of Auction: 16th June 2010
Sold for £140
Estimate: £100 - £150
FootnoteProvenance: Bt Numis August 1989.
Theophilus Seyrig, a Parisian bridge engineer employed by the Belgian company Société de Willebroeck, designed the D. Luis I bridge in Oporto (inaugurated 1886). He was awarded this medal for his paper ‘Different Modes of Erecting Iron Bridges’ read to an ordinary meeting of the Institution of Civil Engineers in 1881