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Washington Irving (1783-1859)

Object Number: 
Copper alloy
Overall: 1/4 x 7 in. ( 0.6 x 17.8 cm )
inscriptions: Verso: "ST. NICHOLAS SOCIETY/DECEMBER 6 1907" box label: on back: "Original box label states: Modelled by Mr. H.K. Bush-Brown. REB Co." inscribed: on front of medalion: "EKB"
Bas-relief portrait: Full faced image turned slightly to the left, in original cardboard box.
Gallery Label: 
Washington Irving was one of the founders of the St. Nicholas Society, the donating institution.
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Saint Nicholas Society of the City of New York
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group