ACADEMIC PRIZE. THE THIRLWALL MEDAL BY SIR EDWARD JOHN POYNTER
ACADEMIC PRIZE. THE THIRLWALL MEDAL BY SIR EDWARD JOHN POYNTER, RA, 1889 110mm diam, in tooled brown leather case, the lid inscribed THIRLWALL PRIZE 1929 H H SCULARD, BA OF ST JOHN'S COLLEGE [CAMBRIDGE]Awarded to the historian Howard Hayes Scullard (1903-1983) for his Essay Scipio Africanus in the Second Punic War. The Thirlwall Prize was instituted in 1884. Examples of the superb medal by Poynter are very scarce in commerce.
Estimate: £100 - 200
Sold for £100