Medal (Obverse), commemorating Sir George Gilbert Scott

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Medal (Obverse), commemorating Sir George Gilbert Scott

This is the obverse of an Art Union of London bronze medal commemorating Sir George Gilbert Scott, the architect who designed St Mary's Cathedral in Edinburgh. The medal dates from 1884.

The obverse has a bust of Scott and the inscription 'SIR G. GILBERT SCOTT R.A./1811-1878'.

Built in the 1870s, St Mary's Cathedral is the greatest landmark of Edinburgh's West End.

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Online ID: 000-100-102-880-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.1952.771
Date: 1884
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 2.20"
What: Medal, commemorative
Subject: Medals (NMAS Classification)
Who: Art Union of London, London (Publisher)
Sir George Gilbert Scott, R.A., 1811 - 1878
Where: England, London
Scotland, Midlothian, Edinburgh, St Mary's Catherdral
Description: Bronze medal of Sir G. Gilbert Scott, published by the Art Union of London, 1884
  • British Numismatic Journal XXIII, 338 
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