The Explorator newsletter published a link to a wonderful BBC audio slideshow highlighting a new British Museum exhibit on satirical medals titled Medals of Dishonour. Check it out! -Editor
Not all medals are cast to celebrate glory and heroism. There is a darker tradition of creating medals for moments of dishonour.
The British Museum is hosting an exhibition that looks at how this less well-known tradition has developed over the past 400 years - and also features special commissions from current artists.
Evan Davis was shown around by the co-curators, Philip Attwood and Felicity Powell.
To view the slide show, see: Audio slideshow: Medals of Dishonour (news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_8117000/8117408.stm)
Wayne Homren, Editor
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