Safe/Haven Update

Due to a private event, the exhibition Safe/Haven will be closed to visitors from 2–5 pm on Friday, May 14.

Edward Everett Bartlett Plaquette

Object Number: 
1940.30
Date: 
1926
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 1 3/4 x 3/16 in. ( 7.6 x 4.5 x 0.4 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, upper right corner: "R. MARSHALL"
Description: 
Bronze struck plaquette with shoulder-length portrait of Edward Bartlett facing left; inscription in exergue flanked by two shields decorated with attributes of drawing and engraving: "IN COMMEMORATION OF/FIFTY YEARS OF DEVOTION BY/EDWARD EVERETT BARTLETT/TO THE/ADVANCEMENT OF THE GRAPHIC ARTS/THIS MEDAL IS ISSUED/BY HIS ASSOCIATES AND FRIENDS/SEPTEMBER FIRST MCMXXVI." Reverse depicts figure of man transferring drawing onto large sheet of paper, with linotype equipment in front; inscription within ornate panel flanked by two fluted columns below exergual line: "CHAN ANN/DHUINN PHEIN/AMHAIN."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group