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George Bailey Hopson Commemorative Plaquette

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Title:
George Bailey Hopson Commemorative Plaquette
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 )
Classification: 
Date End: 
1 913
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."
Object Number: 
1856
Date Begin: 
1913
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group