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Seal of English Republic: 1655; w/ label: Pell papers...1892

Object Number: 
684
Date: 
ca. 1892
Medium: 
Wax, cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 2 3/8 in. ( 1.3 x 6 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on face of seal: "OLIVARIUS DEI GRA REIPUB ANGLIAE SCOTIAE ET HIBERNIAE & PROTECTOR" stamped/handwritten in ink: on card found with object: "Seal of the English Republic, 1655 / Fac-simile of the original in the / British Museum. "Pell Papers"
Description: 
Circular red wax seal with heraldic emblem and inscriptions in relief; facsimile of the 1655 seal of the English Republic; with strip of blue cardboard framing edge and white paper backing.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Howland Pell, 1927
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group