Seal impression

Object Number: 
INV.4217
Date: 
1854
Medium: 
Wax, paper, silk ribbon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 3 1/2 x 1/8 in. ( 5.7 x 8.9 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on obverse: "31" and "Chris. [M. Bell?]" printed: on reverse: "Convention Dinner. / June 30th 1854. Metropolitan Hotel."
Description: 
Red wax wafer with octagonal seal impression, affixed over strip of pink silk ribbon attached to place card(?) for "Convention Dinner" held June 30, 1854, at the Metropolitan Hotel; handwritten inscriptions on obverse.
Gallery Label: 

This card is related to a convention dinner held by Psi Upsilon, a college fraternity, at the Metropolitan Hotel in 1854.

Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group