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Jamieson Prize Medal: CM.60-2005

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Current Location: In storage


Artist: Wyon, Allan Gairdner
Issuer: University of Leeds
Issuer: Jamieson, John Kay, Professor (Struck in the name of)




Professor John Kay Jamieson was Dean of the School of Medicine at the University of Leeds between 1918 and 1935. His death in 1948 was commemorated by the establishment of a prize for work in Practical Anatomy, for which Allan Gairdner Wyon designed this medal. This example is a bronze specimen from Wyon's workshop.


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

Place(s) associated

  • Leeds (Yorks.)

Acquisition and important dates

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


1948 CE - 1962 CE


Bronze specimen

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter 75.0 mm Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 216.40 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of John Kay Jamieson, head bowed, right, looking at starfish held in both hands; dates in field to right, legend around

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Nude body propped on two stone plinths left, arms dangling, legends in panels above and below

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.60-2005
Primary reference Number: 156579
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 28 January 2013 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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