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Seal impression in box

Object Number: 
INV.4043ab
Date: 
1816
Medium: 
Metal, wax, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/8 x 3 in. ( 1 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
relief: surrounding edge of seal impression: "ILLUSTRA SOL IUSTITIAE ET OCCIDENTEM" handwritten in ink: on paper lining inside of lid: "Seal of / Queens' College, / (now Rutgers) New / Brunswick, N. J. founded / in 1770. --Originally attached / to one of
Description: 
Circular red wax seal impression of Rutgers University mounted within a flat, circular metal box; seal has sunburst at center and relief inscription, "ILLUSTRA SOL IUSTITIAE ET OCCIDENTEM," surrounding edge; circular piece of paper with inscriptions handwritten in ink inside lid of box.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group