A Beekman Family Coat-of-Arms

Object Number: 
1954.15a
Date: 
after 1855
Medium: 
Pastel on thin board
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 5/8 x 9 1/8 in. ( 24.4 x 23.2 cm ) mat: 18 x 14 in. ( 45.7 x 35.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: verso, lower left: "Exposition Universelle de 1855 / Mention Honorable, etc."
Inscriptions: 
Banner in escutcheon inscribed in yellow pastel: "MENS CONSCIA RECTI"; stamp on verso notes that board was especially made for pastel and won honorable mention at the Exposition Universelle in Paris: P.L. Brevete
Description: 
Heraldry
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Fenwick Beekman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group