Item PC/014 - Plaster cast of Mercury

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Plaster cast of Mercury


  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century (Creation)

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Original: Greco-Roman attribution, shows Mercury God of merchandise and merchants, commonly identified with the Greek Hermes, fleet-footed messenger of the gods.

This item was damaged in the fire in the Mackintosh Building on 23rd May 2014. It underwent conservation and consolidation work in 2016.

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Photographed in GSA 1910.

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Listed in 1964/5 inventory as located in the entrance halls passage ways of the Mackintosh Building (GSAA/GOV/7/5).

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Dimensions: 2130 x 740 x 520 mm (Plinth: 770 x 940 x 730 mm)

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GB 1694 PC/014

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GB 1694

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ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition


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