Sir Thomas Lawrence
Artist George-Gammon Adams (British, 1821–1898)
Object Place: London, Great Britain
Diameter and weight: 56 mm (2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Circular medal of Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830), commissioned by the Art Union of London.
Obverse: Bust of Lawrence looking to proper right; inscribed at proper left “LAWRENCE” and under bust “G.G.ADAMS F.”.
Reverse: Man standing at center with telescope in proper right hand across chest; inscribed at edge “ART UNION OF LONDON.1860”, below “WELLINGTON”, and in exergue “G.G.ADAMS F.”.
Obverse: Inscribed at proper left "LAWRENCE" and under bust "G.G.ADAMS F.".
Reverse: Inscribed at edge "ART UNION OF LONDON.1860", below "WELLINGTON", and in exergue "G.G.ADAMS F.".
By 1926, Henry G. Pickering; 1926, gift of Henry G. Pickering to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 2, 1926)
Gift of Henry G. Pickering