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Title

Royal Faculty 350th Anniversary gavel

Description

Presentation/ceremonial gavel commemorating the 350th anniversary of the Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Carved decorations featuring elements from the College coat of arms, including the opium poppy, open lancet, Lion Rampant, coat of arms of Glasgow, lamp, open book, serpent, and College motto. On hammer faces: "1599"; "1949".
At top of handle: "Non vivere sed valere vita". The terminal end of the handle is carved in a thistle decoration.

Creator

Lang; James (1878-1956); Mr

Date

c.1949

Identifier

456

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length = 29 cm; Width = 12 cm; Depth = 5.5 cm

Materials

wood

Royal Faculty 350th Anniversary gavel

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length = 29 cm; Width = 12 cm; Depth = 5.5 cm

Materials

wood

Files

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Collection

Citation

Lang; James (1878-1956); Mr, “Royal Faculty 350th Anniversary gavel,” Heritage, accessed December 16, 2018, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/609.