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Numismatics
Engraver: Unknown
After: Jean-Antoine Houdon, French, 1741–1828
Publisher: Alexandria-Washington Lodge No. 22 A.F. & A.M., American, founded 1788
Subject: George Washington, American, 1732–1799, LL.D. 1781

Masonic medal of George Washington commemorating the centennial of his death

1899

White metal

Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
2001.87.2986
Geography: 
Published in Alexandria, Virginia, 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), 220, no. 1836A.

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