Patent of nobility

Hungarian
1650


Object Place: Europe, Austria

Dimensions

22 cm (8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.211

Medium or Technique

Paper, velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Books

Patent of nobility conferred by Ferdinand III upon Christoph Leopold Schubert. Illuminated coat-of-arms which were conferred and the wax seal of Ferdinand III. Red velvet cover.

Provenance

By 1889, presumably inherited from her husband by Mrs. T.F. Richardson, Washington, D.C. [see note 1]; April 5, 1932, inherited by her daughter, Mrs. Charles J. White [see note 2]; by 1961, inherited by her husband Dr. Charles J. White, Boston, MA; 1961, gift of Dr. Charles J. White. (Accession date: April 12, 1961)

NOTES:
[1] From December 6, 1889, this object was lent to the MFA by the Mrs. T. F. Richardson as the property of "the late T.F. Richardson" (MFA Loan 1341). [2] In 1932, the loan to the museum was transferred to Mrs. Charles J. White (MFA Loan No. 84.32).

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Charles J. White