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Mr James Lang AD 1878-1956 Master Craftsman in Wood

Description

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
AD 1878-1956
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 
by
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

Creator

Thomas M. Taylor

Date

1987

Identifier

315

Rights

© the copyright holder

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

84.3 cm x 104.7 cm x 6 cm

Materials

Canvas; paint; wood

Mr James Lang AD 1878-1956 Master Craftsman in Wood

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

84.3 cm x 104.7 cm x 6 cm

Materials

Canvas; paint; wood

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Mr James Lang AD 1878-1956 Master Craftsman in Wood

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Citation

Thomas M. Taylor, “Mr James Lang AD 1878-1956 Master Craftsman in Wood,” Heritage, accessed June 26, 2022, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/383.