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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Patron: Humane Society of Massachusetts, American
Honorand: Griffin Barney
Subject: Master Norcross

Medal

1803

Gold

1 5/8 x 1 1/8 in. (4.13 x 2.86 cm, 8 g)
Gift of Henry D. and Sidney Hill
1956.35.1
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Probably made in Massachusetts, United States
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Griffin Barney, Boston, Massachusetts; Henry D. and Sidney Hill; gift 1956 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Peter J. Bohan, American Gold, 1700–1860, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1963), 47–48, no. 133.

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. 312, no. 538.

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.