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Sir Thomas Lawrence

Circular medal of Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830), commissioned by the Art Union of London. Obverse: Bust of Lawrence looking to proper right; inscribed at proper left "LAWRENCE" and under bust "G.G.ADAMS F.". Reverse: Man standing at center with telescope in proper right hand across chest;...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at proper left "LAWRENCE" and under bust "G.G.ADAMS F.". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "ART UNION OF LONDON.1860", below "WELLINGTON", and in exergue "G.G.ADAMS F.".

Provenance

By 1926, Henry G. Pickering; 1926, gift of Henry G. Pickering to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 2, 1926)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry G. Pickering

British, 1860

Object Place

London, Great Britain

Accession Number

26.807

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals