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Medal

Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1934 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gilbert, Walter, born 1871 - died 1946 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver

  • Museum number:

    A.52-1935

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This medal was struck on the occasion of the retirement of Sir Frederick Radcliffe for presentation by him to the Masons and others working on the fabric of Liverpool Cathedral. The composition of this piece shows the influence of certain seventeenth and eighteenth century Continental medals.

Physical description

Medal, oxydised silver, Obverse: A relief of Liverpool Cathedral, over which an eagle with outstretched wings rises into the sun. Reverse: A laurel spray with inscription, FOR FELLOW WORKERS/ F.M.R/ 1901-1934. NOT UNTO US O LORD BUT UNTO THY NAME BE THE GLORY.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1934 (made)

Artist/maker

Gilbert, Walter, born 1871 - died 1946 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver

Dimensions

Diameter: 2.25 in

Object history note

Struck on the occasion of the retirement of Sir Frederick Radcliffe for presentation by him to the Masons and others working on the fabric of Liverpool Cathedral.

Descriptive line

Silver medal depicting Liverpool cathdral, English, by Gilbert Walter, 1934

Materials

'oxidised' silver

Subjects depicted

Laurel spray; Eagle

Categories

Coins & Medals; Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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