Loan Object
Engraver Attributed to: Richard Brunton, American, born England, 1749–1832
Honorand: Anna Kingsbury Bird, American, 1755–1810
Honorand: Anna Bird, American, 1790–1864
Honorand: Eliza Ann Coburn, American, 1806–1847

Biographical Medal

ca. 1816

Silver

24.65gm., 4.3mm.
Promised bequest of Davida Tenenbaum Deutsch and Alvin Deutsch, LL.B. 1958, in honor of Robin Jaffee Frank, Ph.D. 1995
ILE2005.4.6
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in Boston, Massachusetts
or made in Watertown, Massachusetts
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Descended in the Ellis family of Boston.

Bibliography: 

Deborah M. Child, “Cherished Mementos: Engravings by Richard Brunton from the Earliest Years of the American Republic,” American Ancestors 15, no. 3 (Summer 2014): 45–48, fig. 5.

Deborah M. Child, Soldier Engraver Forger: Richard Brunton’s Life on the Fringe in America’s New Republic (Hollis, N.H.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015), 66–67, fig. 3.12.

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.