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Medal - The Arts and Craft Exhibition, Perth

The Arts and Craft Exhibition, Perth

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    Edinburgh (made)

  • Date:

    1905 (dated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kirkwood & Son (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze struck from a die

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Committee, Sandeman Public Library, Perth

  • Museum number:

    88-1905

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This medal's theme is the Arts and Craft Exhibition, Perth, 1904-1905. It is executed by A. Kirkwood & Son, Edinburgh and dated 1905.

It is of bronze and struck from a die. The designs are taken from a Perth Half-penny of the date 1710.

Physical description

Medal depicts on the obverse: ARTS AND CRAFTS EXHIBITION, PERTH. The arms of Perth with the motto PRO REGE LEGE ET GREGE; below SANDEMAN LIBRARY.
Rev.: A seated partially draped male figure at an anvil

Place of Origin

Edinburgh (made)

Date

1905 (dated)

Artist/maker

Kirkwood & Son (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Bronze struck from a die

Marks and inscriptions

'ARTS AND CRAFTS EXHIBITION, PERTH'
on the obverse

PRO REGE LEGE ET GREGE
on the obverse on the arms of Perth

SANDEMAN LIBRARY
on the obverse, below

Dimensions

Diameter: 5.1 cm

Object history note

Given by the Committee, Sandeman Public Library, Perth.

Historical context note

The designs are from a Perth Half-penny of the date 1710

Descriptive line

Medal, bronze struck from a die, The Arts and Craft Exhibition - Perth, by A. Kirkwood & Son, Edinburgh, 1905

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

List of Works of Art Acquired by the Victoria and Albert Museum in the Years 1905 - 1908. In: List of Works of Art Acquired by the Victoria and Albert Museum, During the Year 1905, Arranged According to the Dates of Acquisition with Appendix and Indices. London: Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office, by Eyre and Spottiswoode, Limited, 1909, p. 16

Materials

Bronze

Techniques

Struck

Subjects depicted

Figure, male; Anvil

Categories

Coins & Medals; Metalwork; Sculpture; Scotland

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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