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Seal (facsimile)

Object Number: 
INV.4045
Date: 
ca. 1892
Medium: 
Wax, cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 1 x 6 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on reverse: "Fac-simile of the / Original in the / British Museum / "Pell Papers" / Lansdowne Coll. / Vol. 753 Fd. 28 / 1892"
Description: 
Circular red wax seal with heraldic emblem and inscriptions in relief; facsimile of the 1655 seal of the English Republic; with strip of blue cardboard framing edge and white paper backing.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group