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Plate

Object Number: 
INV.9730
Date: 
1850-1860
Medium: 
Iron, tin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/8 x 4 3/8 in. ( 0.3 x 11.1 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on obverse: "KOSSUTH GOVERNOR OF HUNGARY AND GUEST OF AMERICA, THE FRIEND AND ADVOCATE OF UNIVERSAL FREEDOM"
Description: 
Tinned sheet iron plate with rolled rim and letters of the alphabet stamped on brim; at center, stamped portrait bust of Louis Kossuth surrounded by inscription.
Gallery Label: 
Louis Kossuth (1802-1894), leader of the unsuccessful Hungarian revolution of 1848, toured the U.S. in 1851-52 seeking support for Hungarian independence.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group