Sir William Chandler Roberts-Austen
Died 22 November 1902
Country of birth and death: Great Britain
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 VIII, 1930 Biographical Dictionary of Medallists
Forrer notes that the artist was acting Deputy Master of the Royal Mint, London, after the retirement of Sir Charles William Fremantle and until the appointment of Horace Alfred Damer Seymour. He was appointed Chemist and Assayer to the Royal Mint, London, in 1870. See vol. 8, (1930), p. 163.
Citing this record
'Sir William Chandler Roberts-Austen', 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_1241620103, accessed 18 Dec 2014]