French School, (19th century); French. Medium: metal. Date: 1869. Medal produced by the Suez Canal Company, the French owned company who built the canal; inscription round the edge of the medal reads 'Compagnie Universelle du Canal Maritime de Suez'; presented to Sir Charles William Fremantle (1834-1914), member of the Conseil d'Administration Suez Canal between 1868-94; Provenance: Private Collection. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.