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George Ludwig Christian Scriba

Object Number: 
ca. 1789
White painted plaster
Overall: 5 x 3 3/4 x 3/4 in. ( 12.7 x 9.5 x 1.9 cm )
inscriptions: in pencil on back: "George Scriba/of Scriba Patent/Oswego Co. New York/born 1753/Died 1836" inscribed: base of box in ink: "Geo Scriba/April 30 1789/Geo Dundas Scriba/April 30 1889"
Bas-relief portrait
Gallery Label: 
Scriba Collection was given to Library in 1982. See page 717 N-YHS portrait catalogue for duplicate bas-relief 1891.6; possibly a later copy of 1891.6
Credit Line: 
Donated with the Scriba Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group