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George Bailey Hopson Commemorative Plaquette

Object Number: 
1856
Date: 
1913
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/16 x 2 3/16 x 3/16 in. ( 7.7 x 5.6 x 0.5 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, upper right corner: "V.D.Brenner" Inscription: reverse, lower right corner: stylized initials "VD" within oval
Description: 
Bronze struck plaquette with obverse showing shoulder-length portrait of George Bailey Hopson facing left with inscription in exergue: "GEORGE . BAILEY . HOPSON . D. D." Reverse contains inscription at left with the "Well of Knowledge" at right and palm and laurel branches beneath: "FOR/FIFTY YEARS/PROFESSOR/OF LATIN/AT ST. STEPHENS/COLLEGE/1863 - 1913."
Gallery Label: 

A related note states that this plaquette was presented by Brigadier General John Ross Delafield on March 29, 1932.

Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group