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New England Society for Promotion of Manufactures and Mechanical Arts

1826
Christian Gobrecht (American, about 1785–1844)


Catalogue Raisonné

Storer 1509

Accession Number

13.778

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Storer: “Massachusetts”
Vermeule: “Obv: Bust of Archimedes to the right, wearing a fillet in the hair and a tunic about the shoulders. Rev:Three medallions, two round and one, below, oval, containing a spinning machine or loom, a lathe or a printing press and a steamboat. GENIUS, INTELLIGENCE, AND INDUSTRY TRIUMPH In the burst of rays or ‘glory’ are are the names of scientists of all ages: (top to bottom) ARCHIMEDES, GALILEO, NEWTON, FRANKLIN, and FULTON.

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay