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Plaque

Plaque
Title
Plaque
Date 
1903
Medium 
Pewter
Dimensions 
Overall: 1/2 x 8 in. ( 1.3 x 20.3 cm )
Description 
Circular cast pewter medallion with profile portrait of Walt Whitman and inscriptions in relief; reverse with triangular piece of paper with handwritten inscriptions affixed at center and two small screws for mounting or hanging.
Credit Line 
Gift of Albert Boni
Object Number 
1972.31
Marks 
relief: at left edge of obverse: "JF" in circle with "MCMIII" surrounding it relief: at right edge of obverse: "WALT WHITMAN / AETATIS SUAE LXXIII" handwritten ink: on paper affixed to reverse: "70 . . . / A unique / copy of the / Whitman plaque / done by / John Flanagan / The only copy cast in pewter / see Flanagans letter of Sept 1 1920"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group