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Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association

Object Number: 
1936.719
Date: 
1874
Medium: 
Gold
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, above exergual line, at left: "C. GOBRECHT. F."
Description: 
Gold struck medal with obverse showing seated female conversing with youth, at right, with scroll in hand; inscription in exergue: "FOUNDED 1795./INC.1806." Reverse with legend: "THE MASS. CHARITABLE MECHANIC ASSOCIATION," surrounding central space inscribed: "AWARD/TO/John Rogers/FOR/Statuary Groups/1874."
Gallery Label: 
This gold medal was struck for an exhibition held by the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association in 1874.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Katherine Rebecca Rogers
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group