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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Maker: Charles Farley, American, 1791–1877
Engraver: David G. Johnson, American
Honorand: Daniel Woodman, Jr., American
Subject: The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association Incorporated, American, founded 1815

Medal Commemorating the Best Copper Tea Kettle from the Maine Charitable Mechanic Association Inc.

1826

Silver

6.35 cm, 41 g, (2 1/2 in., 820 dwt)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.4871
Geography: 
Made in Portland, Maine, North America
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

Kathryn C. Buhler and Graham Hood, American Silver in the Yale University Art Gallery, 2 vols. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1970), vol. 1, p. 304, no. 514.

Helen A. Cooper et al., Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2008), 266, no. 158, ill.

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.