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Designs for 35 Pin Bars and Ribbons for the Badges of the Centennial Celebration of the Inauguration of George Washington

Object Number: 
Z.3377
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, and brown and black ink with touches of white gouache and metallic pigments on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 15 5/8 x 18 11/16 in. (39.7 x 47.5 cm)
Marks: 
Signed in graphite at lower right: "Tiffany & Co"; stamped in blue ink at lower left: "THIS DRAWING TO BE / RETURNED TO TIFFANY & CO. / WHO RESERVE THE SOLE / RIGHT TO ESTIMATE / UPON IT."
Inscriptions: 
Signed in graphite at lower right: "Tiffany & Co"; stamped in blue ink at lower left: "THIS DRAWING TO BE / RETURNED TO TIFFANY & CO. / WHO RESERVE THE SOLE / RIGHT TO ESTIMATE / UPON IT."
Description: 
Designs for 35 different award medals, ribbons and badges, mostly for local New York City and State government officials including aldermen and committee members.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charlotte Havemeyer
Provenance: 
Charlotte Whiting Havemeyer, New York
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group