Plaque - Plaster

This artifact is a plaster cast, painted copper color of a plaque presented to the University of Edinburgh.  The front of the plaque has a relief of James Lind, M.D. with text that reads as follows:  "1716-1794 - James Lind - M.D. (Edin) F.R.C.P.E. - F.R.S.E."  The plaque is signed in the lower right corner by Estes Tarter. On the back of the plaque is a brass plate that reads as follows:  "Conqueror of Scurvy - Portrait cast from Memorial Plaque - Presented to University of Edinburgh - by - Sunkist Growers - May 22, 1953."  CONDITION:  Paint is chipped in various places revealing the white plaster.
Abstract/Description: This artifact is a plaster cast, painted copper color of a plaque presented to the University of Edinburgh. The front of the plaque has a relief of James Lind, M.D. with text that reads as follows: "1716-1794 - James Lind - M.D. (Edin) F.R.C.P.E. - F.R.S.E." The plaque is signed in the lower right corner by Estes Tarter. On the back of the plaque is a brass plate that reads as follows: "Conqueror of Scurvy - Portrait cast from Memorial Plaque - Presented to University of Edinburgh - by - Sunkist Growers - May 22, 1953." CONDITION: Paint is chipped in various places revealing the white plaster.