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Plaque

Object Number: 
1972.31
Date: 
1903
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 8 in. ( 1.3 x 20.3 cm )
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
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group