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Henry R. Linderman Medal

William Barber

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Silver-plated metal
  • Place Manufactured: New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1869
    DIMENSIONS 3 x 3 x 5/16 in. (7.6 x 7.6 x 0.8 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Marked under bust: "BARBER F."
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Gift of M. Christman Zulli
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION William Barber (American, born England, 1807-1879). Henry R. Linderman Medal, ca. 1869. Silver-plated metal, 3 x 3 x 5/16 in. (7.6 x 7.6 x 0.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of M. Christman Zulli, 86.248.2. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE top, 86.248.2_top_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Circular medal. Obverse: profile bust of bearded man (Henry Richard Linderman). Reverse: Wreath of laurel and oak leaves surround the words, "H.R. LINDERMAN / DIRECTOR / OF THE U.S. MINT, / FROM APRIL 1867, / -MAY 1869." CONDITION: Considerable wear and scratches, silver worn to expose base metal.
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    Henry R. Linderman Medal