Enlargement of Birmingham Grammar School
Enlargement of Birmingham Grammar School, bronze medal, 1836, by T. Halliday, view of the school, BIRMINGHAM FREE GRAMMAR SCHOOL/ FOUNDED BY KING EDWARD V1 1552 REBUILT 1707 PRESENT EDIFICE ERECTED 1836, rev. draped bust of Edward VI wearing a plumed hat three quarters facing within a circle with branches below, THIS SCHOOL WAS ENDOWED BY EDWARD VI WITH LANDS AND HOUSES PRODUCING &POUND;41 PER ANNUM WHICH NOW PRODUCE UPWARDS OF &POUND;4000 PER AN. FOR THE INSTRUCTION OF THE YOUTH OF BIRMINGHAM AND NEIGHBOURHOOD IN GRAMMAR UNDERTHE MANAGEMENT OF 20 GOVERNORS PRESENT MASTERS REV. FRANCIS JEUNE D. C. L. REV. SYDNEY GEDGE M. A. ESTIMATE COST OF THE PRESENT BUILDING $35000. 63mm, ( BHM. 1711). Some surface marks, otherwise good very fine and rare. £150.00
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