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Reference:5725 Mary Kingsley: Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, 'Devotion to Science', 1900

Bust of Mary Kingsley to left. /

Female figure, standing to left, places her hand upon the head of a male figure seated before her.

By Charles John Allen / Henry McNair.

Bronzed electrotype. 56 x 95 mm. 

Condition: Extremely Fine


The traveller and writer Mary Kingsley had died of typhoid fever while serving as a camp nurse in South Africa in the Boer War.

The reverse of this medal is a superb example of Glasgow School Art Nouveau.


Philip Attwood, Artistic Circles, 50/25.