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Numismatics
Honorand: George Washington, American, 1732–1799, LL.D. 1781
Engraver: Unknown
After: Jean-Antoine Houdon, French, 1741–1828

Medal of George Washington for the Nantucket, Massachusetts, Sanitary Fair

1864

Silver

5.85 g, 6:00, 24 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
2001.87.2930
Geography: 
Made in United States
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan, New York, about 1930; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1930 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

William S. Baker, Medallic Portraits of Washington, 2nd (Philadelphia: Robert M. Lindsay, 1885), 154, no. 364.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.