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James Tennant Medal: CM.24-2005

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Current Location: In storage


Artist: Wyon, Allan Gairdner
Issuer: King's College London




History note: From the estate of the late Mrs Venetia M. Watson, daughter of the artist

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2005-01-31) by Watson, Philip Charles


Uncertain 1881 CE - 1962 CE


Bronze specimen

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter 31.0 mm Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 40.03 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of James Tennant facing with inscriptions "BORN / 1808" and "DIED / 1881" in left and right fields, inscription in border around

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Arms of King's College London

  • Text: COLL: REG: LOND:
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.24-2005
Primary reference Number: 156543
Brown: 3099
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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