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Charles Loring Elliott Medal

William Barber

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
  • Place Manufactured: New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1870
    DIMENSIONS 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 3/16 in. (6.4 x 6.4 x 0.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Marked below bust: "W BARBER F"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CREDIT LINE Gift of M. Christman Zulli
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION William Barber (American, born England, 1807-1879). Charles Loring Elliott Medal, ca. 1870. Bronze, 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 3/16 in. (6.4 x 6.4 x 0.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of M. Christman Zulli, 86.248.3. Creative Commons-BY
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Circular medal. Obverse: Profile bust of bearded man with "ELLIOTT" to left of head and "1870" beneath. Reverse: Laurel wealth surrounding blank and wreath itself surrounded by the words "NATIONAL ACADEMY OF DESIGN / NEW YORK." CONDITION: Normal wear, good.
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    Charles Loring Elliott Medal