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Plate

Object Number: 
INV.9725
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Iron, tin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/4 x 6 1/8 in. ( 0.6 x 15.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on obverse below portrait: "WASHINGTON"
Description: 
Tinned sheet iron plate with rolled rim and letters of the alphabet stamped on brim; at center, stamped profile portrait of George Washington with half-circle of stars above and inscription below.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group