Portrait of James Lang 1878-1956, in wooden frame. Mr Lang was the maker of the gavel casket (object number 454).
The portrait reads:
MR JAMES LANG
MASTER CRAFTSMAN IN WOOD
On completion of the presentation gavel casket for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. The inscription on the casket top reads-
Presented to the Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow on the 29th November 1949 and to perpetuate the memory of Andrew and William Brown J.P. who as instrument makers to the Royal Infirmary served the great surgeons Lord Lister and Sir William Macewen
Mr Andrew Jardine, Nephew of Messrs Brown.
This casket is made of tinder from the Lister Ward of the Glasgow Royal Infirmary.
Built 1839 - Demolished 1924