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Plaque of John Mackie Falconer (Self-Portrait)

John Mackie Falconer

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Bronze, wood
DATES ca. 1870
DIMENSIONS Overall: 8 1/2 x 8 7/16 x 7/8 in. (21.6 x 21.4 x 2.2 cm) Diameter of Plaque: 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm)
INSCRIPTIONS Written in pencil on backing of frame: "J. M. Falconer / Brooklyn artist / Self portrait"
CREDIT LINE Gift of Queens Borough Public Library
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Round, concave plaque with portrait bust in relief set into square wooden frame. Portrait of a bearded man in profile facing left, wearing cap with tassle; twisted bronze rope border on plaque. Simple frame with four triangular notches in corners. Condition: Good; some corrosion around bronze border; few small nicks in wood frame.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
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