Bronze; leather, wood, silk
case: 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 11/16 in. ( 8.9 x 8.9 x 1.7 cm )
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 cm )
Inscription: obverse, at lower left of field: "P.P.DUGGAN DEL."
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "C.C.WRIGHT SC."
Inscription: reverse, at lower center of image, on second step: "P.P.DUGGAN DEL."
Inscription: reverse, at lower right of fi
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Allston facing right with legend: "WASHINGTON ALLSTON." Reverse depicts female figure presenting laurel wreath to artist with sculptor awaiting his turn; legend: "AMERICAN ART-UNION."; date below "1847", all within beaded border. Square black leather fitted case with dark red silk velvet lining.
Gift of Mrs. Alfred C. Middlebrook
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.