The Eccleston Medal Engraver: Thomas Webb (British, active 1804–27)
Manufacturer: Daniel Eccleston (British, ca. 1745–1816)

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

282.14 g, 12:00, 76 mm

Credit Line

Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Gilbert Steinberg

Accession Number

2001.87.2944

Geography
Culture
Period

19th century

Classification
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Numismatics

Obverse Description

Obverse Description: GENERAL WASHINGTON INSCRIBED TO HIS MEMORY BY D: ECCLESTON. LANCASTER MDCCCV. around bust of George Washington in armor facing right; on truncation of arm, WEBB.
Provenance

Provenance

Gilbert Steinberg, to about 1984; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1984 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
Bibliography
  • William S. Baker, Medallic Portraits of Washington, 2nd (Philadelphia: Robert M. Lindsay, 1885), 55, no. 85
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Object/Work type

medals

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