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Matthew Calbraith Perry (1794-1858)

Object Number: 
Mid-19th century
Plaster with ebonized wood frame
Overall: 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. ( 16.5 x 11.4 cm )
label: tied to back: "Replica of the medal struck off to commemorate Com. M. C. Perrys opening of Japan"
Gallery Label: 
Sitter is possibly one of two people, Oliver Hazard Perry, (1785-1819) or Matthew Calbraith Perry, (1794-1858)
Credit Line: 
Gift from an unidentified source
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group