Elgin Marbles (reproduction)

Elgin Marbles (reproduction)
Title
Elgin Marbles (reproduction)
Date 
1811-1823
Medium 
Plaster and stone with rosewood box
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 9 9/16 x 1/4 in. ( 6.4 x 24.3 x 0.6 cm )
Description 
Bas-relief box with eight flat drawers containing plaster reproduction of the Parthenon frieze.
Credit Line 
Gift of Misses Gertrude, Elizabeth, and Mr. William Harrison
Object Number 
1936.470
Marks 
signed: front of relief: "HENNING F 1820 14 NORTH HENNING LONDON 1820" INSCRIBED: each piece is marked with position: "14 NORTH, 11 NORTH, W 6, ETC"
Gallery Label 
The donor claimed that this set of plaques had been in his family for many years, and that "many people of intellectual tastes owned similar sets."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group