The Medals of Abraham Abramson – Tony Abramson

Many will recall a handsomely engraved medal used widely during the bicentenary of Nelson’s victory at Trafalgar. Few will know much about the medallist. Abraham Abramson  was fortunate to be at the height of his powers at a time of then unprecedented artistic, scientific and technological advance, military struggle, political and social reform. This was a medal with which I was quite familiar as I had a choice example – after all, this was the finest work of my coincidental namesake.

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