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Massachussetts Charitable Mechanic Association Medal

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Metal (silver?)
DATES 1895
DIMENSIONS 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 1/8 in. (3.8 x 3.8 x 0.3 cm)
SIGNATURE On obverse, in relief at lower left: "C. GOBRECHT. F."
INSCRIPTIONS (see Description)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Gift of E.A. Meister
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CAPTION Massachussetts Charitable Mechanic Association Medal, 1895. Metal (silver?), 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 1/8 in. (3.8 x 3.8 x 0.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of E.A. Meister, 50.105.177. Creative Commons-BY
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Circular medal. Obverse: Seated female figure with young boy holding rolled plans at knee and wheel, mallet, and other implements at feet; legend in relief at bottom, "FOUNDED 1795. / INC. 1806." Reverse: Legend in relief around edge, "THE MASS. CHARITABLE MECHANIC ASSOCIATION," in center "AWARDED / TO" and engraved inscription, "Worcester Corset Co. / for / exhibit of corsets. / EXHIBITION OF / -1895-"
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