Die

Object Number: 
INV.4691
Date: 
1853-1883
Medium: 
Steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 1 1/4 x 7/8 in. ( 1.3 x 3.2 x 2.2 cm )
Marks: 
engraved (inverted): on face of die: "M" and "VINCIT QUI PATITUR" handwritten in ink: on envelope found with object: "Morgan - stationery die, with crest / and motto . . . with initial M / Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Denison Morgan" stamped: on long sides of die
Description: 
Engraved, rectangular steel die with initial "M" in oval frame surmounted by stag's head; inscribed "VINCIT QUI PATITUR" in oval border.
Gallery Label: 
This die was used to mark the stationery of Edwin Denison Morgan (1811-1883), governor of New York from 1859 to 1863.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group