Robert Cooper Ready
Born 28 June 1811
Died 15 May 1901
Country of birth and death: Great Britain
Personal and Professional Connections
Mother/father/parent of Augustus P. Ready
See Forrer, vol. 5, (1912), p. 54.
Descriptions of Practice
Listed in Biographical Dictionary of Medallists, Coin, Gem, and Seal-Engravers, Mint Masters, &c., Ancient and Modern with References to their Works, B.C. 500 - A.D. 1900, Volume V, 1912 Biographical Dictionary of Medallists
Listed as a modeller, sigillarist and electrotypist. Worked at the British Museum from 1859 to c. 1897. Forrer notes that the artist was 'a pioneer in the work of reproducing coins and medals by the electrotype process'. See Forrer, vol. 5, (1912), pp. 53-54.
Citing this record
'Robert Cooper Ready', Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951, University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII, online database 2011 [http://sculpture.gla.ac.uk/view/person.php?id=msib4_1239202398, accessed 28 Feb 2015]