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Plaque: Jenny Lind

Object Number: 
1945.273
Date: 
1850-1880
Medium: 
Brass, gilding
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 9 x 1/2 in. ( 12.7 x 22.9 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
relief: on sphere at base of plaque: "JENNY LIND"
Description: 
Ornamental plaque made of gilded brass with three-quarter length portrait of Jenny Lind in ornately framed oval cartouche at the center of a horizontal banner with ends terminating in scrolls.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this ornamental plaque was meant to adorn the cornice of a building.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Leonidas Westervelt
Provenance: 
The Jenny Lind Collection of Leonidas Westervelt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group