Dublin Core

Title

The RDS President's Mace

Date

Identifier

RDS_treasures_437_West & Son_RDS Mace.jpg

Description

In Charles II style, the large openwork crown finial engraved and chased with the Royal Arms, the sides engraved with various coats-of-arms and symbols including that of the Royal Dublin Society and the Guinness family, the latter which reads SPES MEA IN DEO (My hope is in God); further engraved with trailing foliage and with an inscription to TO YE ROYAL DUBLIN SOCIETY 1903 THE GIFT OF THE RT HONBLE ARTHUR, BARON ARDILAUN (PRESIDENT).

Source

RDS Treasures Collection

Rights

Copyright RDS Library & Archives. Publication, transmission or display is prohibited without formal written approval of the RDS Library & Archives.

Relation

RDS Library & Archives

Format

Silver

Coverage

1902

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Silver

Physical Dimensions

120.5 cm

Collection:

RDS Art Collection


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Citation

West & Son (Dublin, Ireland), “The RDS President's Mace,” RDS, accessed May 22, 2024, https://digitalarchive.rds.ie/items/show/3851.

File

RDS_treasures_437_West & Son_RDS Mace.jpg