Sir Gilbert Blane Gold Medal,

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Lot 90
Sir Gilbert Blane Gold Medal,

Sold for £ 17,625 (US$ 24,821) inc. premium
Sir Gilbert Blane Gold Medal,
impressed on the rim (Dr Thomas R.Dunn. Surgeon H.M.S. Fisgard). This housed in contemporary frame with Portugal, Military Order of the Tower and Sword, Knight's breast badge, in gold and enamel, with a further Portuguese medal for , the reverse engraved (Dr E.Johnston 3). All housed in a contemporary fitted case. Good very fine. (Lot)

Footnotes

  • Surgeon Thomas Russell Dunn entered the Navy as Assistant Surgeon on 6th April 1824, and joined the Sappho that month fitting for the Halifax station, where he was removed to join Jupiter in January 1825. He returned to England and was paid off in 1827. In October 1828 he was appointed to the Ranger with Captain William Walpole and sailed for the West Indies from June 1829 until 1831, he was attached as hospital mate to the Jamaica Hospital. He then served in the Mediterranean aboard Edinburgh and was promoted Surgeon on 15.4.1835. He was then employed from 29th September 1835 until 1839, and from 16th May 1843 until 8th Oct 1847 in the Harrier and Fisgard both on the South America station. From 3rd Feb 1848 until the spring of 1850 in the Powerful and Queen on the Home and mediterranean stations, and from 2nd May 1850 until 10th June 1854 at Haulbowline Hospital at Yarmouth. He also carried out work at the Naval Hospital at Plymouth.
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