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Plaque: Jenny Lind

Plaque: Jenny Lind
Title
Plaque: Jenny Lind
Date 
1850-1880
Medium 
Brass, gilding
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 x 9 x 1/2 in. ( 12.7 x 22.9 x 1.3 cm )
Description 
Ornamental plaque made of gilded brass with three-quarter length portrait of Jenny Lind in ornately framed oval cartouche at the center of a horizontal banner with ends terminating in scrolls.
Credit Line 
Gift of Leonidas Westervelt
Object Number 
1945.273
Marks 
relief: on sphere at base of plaque: "JENNY LIND"
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this ornamental plaque was meant to adorn the cornice of a building.
Provenance 
The Jenny Lind Collection of Leonidas Westervelt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group