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Alexander DICK

Edinburgh, Scotland 1798 /1802 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1843

  • to Australia 1824

Masonic jewel c.1830 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: leatherwork, medals, silver: pierced, stamped, engraved, gilt

Primary Insc: stamped on back of upper ribbon terminal panel: "DICK" stamped on back of lower ribbon terminal: "DICK/lion passant/crowned leopard head/E/sovereign head"
Secondary Insc: engraved on front of gilt ribbon panels: "WISDOM/STRENGTH/BEAUTY/WE HAVE FOUND" engraved on front of medal: "SIT TIBI SCIRE SATIS SI TALIA JUNGERE POSSIS/A.L 581.9 A.D 1819/Josh. Smith/INVENIMUS/CULTOR DEI/We have found/CIVIS MUNDI/EURHKAMEN[Greek text]/NIL NISI CLAVIS DEEST" engraved on back of medal: "DEO.REGI.FRATRIBUS HONOR FIDELITAS BENEVOLENTIA/WISDOM/PEACE/STRENGTH/CONCORD/BEAUTY/TRUTH/NOS RESERARE VALEMUS"
Dimensions: 18.0 h x 4.7 w x 0.4 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1120