Prize medal, model making

Prize medal won by George Knott at a model making competition at Plymouth. Obverse: Kneeling figures of a carpenter (left) and a blacksmith (right) with a painter standing behind, within a trefoil-shaped border. Legend: 'WITHOUT THESE CANNOT A CITY BE INHABITED.' Maker's names inscribed below the forge 'J. SHELLY DEL J. MOORE SC.' Reverse: Legend (within a quatrefoil): 'DEVON AND CORNWALL WORKING CLASSES INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION.' Inscription: 'PLYMOUTH PRIZE MEDAL 1865.' Edge: 'PRESENT'D TO G. KNOTT FOR MODEL OF EDYSTONE LIGHT HOUSE.'

Object Details

ID: MED2321
Collection: Coins and medals
Type: Prize medal
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Shelly, J.; Moore, John
Date made: 1865
Exhibition: Guiding Lights
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 52 mm

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