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Medal for Highest Attainment: CM.42-2005

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Artist: Wyon, Allan Gairdner
Issuer: Ross, F. W.
Issuer: Protestant Board of School Commissioners (Struck in the name of)

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Notes

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

Place(s) associated

  • Montreal

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Uncertain 1925 CE - 1962 CE

Note

Bronze specimen

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter 50.0 mm Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 52.73 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Female figure seated three-quarters right, head facing, on rock left holding cornucopiae rested on shield bearing arms of Quebec in right arm, pointing with left arm out to sea where schooner sails right away from cliff topped with fortress at left; legend in exergue

  • Text: QUEBEC
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Legend in circle of points outside which the inscription "PROTESTANT BOARD OF SCHOOL COMMISSIONERS"

  • Text: PRESENTED / AT THE / GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL / BY F.W. ROSS / TO and FOR HIGHEST / ATTAINMENT
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.42-2005
Primary reference Number: 156561
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 28 January 2013 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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