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Silver medal awarded to Edward Price Edwards 1888-1889

Identifier: Coll-1622

Scope and Contents

Silver medal with: on obverse - Edinburgh Veterinary Medical Society / Professor Jas. Hunter President / Awarded to E.P. Edwards For Best Special Essay Session 1888-1889; and, on reverse - Androcles and the Lion.

In presentation or jeweller's case of Alexander Kirkwood and Son, Medalists, 9 St. James Square, Edinburgh.

The medal - diameter 51mm - is gripped in a tight band decorated on the 'top' with a fancy link for a neck ribbon.


  • 1888-1889


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Biographical / Historical

Edward Price Edwards was born in 1869. He studied at the New Edinburgh Veterinary College (one of two New Veterinary Colleges in Edinburgh established in 1857, and then from 1873 until 1904, and quite separate from the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Medicine). He graduated from the College in December 1889, and practiced in Mold, Flintshire, Wales, from 1891 to circa 1920. Edward Price Edwards died in 1945.


1 medal

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired by donation. Accession no: E2015.26.

Processing Information

Catalogued by Graeme D. Eddie 23 April 2015
Silver medal awarded to Edward Price Edwards (1869-1945), graduate, New Edinburgh Veterinary College, 1889

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Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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