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Seal impression

Object Number: 
INV.4207
Date: 
1883
Medium: 
Wax, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 2 1/4 x 1/8 in. ( 5.1 x 5.7 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on obverse of paper: "Seal of Monsignor Robert Seton 1883"
Description: 
Red wax wafer with circular seal impression, affixed to paper with handwritten inscription on obverse.
Gallery Label: 
This seal impression is associated with Roman Catholic clergyman Robert Seton (1839-1927), brother of New York lawyer and author William Seton (1835-1905). Robert Seton was ordained in 1865 and thereafter served as chaplain to St. Elizabeth's convent near Madison, N.J., and as a pastor in Jersey City.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group