Temple Bar: Erected 1672, Demolished 1878; This Effigy of it was Struck from the Lead Formerly on the Roof

 
Temple Bar: Erected 1672, Demolished 1878; This Effigy of it was Struck from the Lead Formerly on the Roof
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  • Title :     Temple Bar: Erected 1672, Demolished 1878; This Effigy of it was Struck from the Lead Formerly on the Roof
  • Artist:     C. H. & J. Mabey Designer Foot & Tebay Maker
  • Accession:     86.1.16
  • Country:     Great Britain
  • Date:     1878
  • Dimensions:     Inches 4-1/2 diameter, Centimeters 11.4 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Architecture
  • Subject:     Architecture/Architectural Design , Commemoration , Medal/Medallion/Medallic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     86.1.16.JPG
  • Tags:     Architecture
Description:
Circular medallion made of lead from the roof of the Temple Bar; depicts an elevation of the Temple Bar with the gates closed, looking east; inscriptions on ribbon beneath the building and on out edge; encased in bronze with glass cover and felt base.