Duddell Medal

Made:
1922-1933 in England
maker:
Mary Gillick

Medal. Duddell Medal of the Physical Society, awarded to optical instrument maker Harold Dennis Taylor (1850-1943) of Thomas Cooke and Sons. Bronze; ht 4mm x diameter 63mm in case, 9.5x9.5x2.5cm. Rim legend: Harold Dennis Taylor 1933. Obverse: legend, William du Bois Duddell MDCCCLXXII [1872] MCMXVII [1917]; bust relief profile to L, inscribed on base M.G. Gillick 1922. Reverse: legend, The Physical Society / Rervm Cognoscere Cavsas; relief of classical Muse kneeling, holding the world in one hand and a lit lamp in other, initialled in plinth at feet M.G. [designer]

Details

Category:
Coins, Medals & Tokens
Object Number:
2002-293
Measurements:
diameter: 4 x 63 mm
type:
medal
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Taylor, Julian

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