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Seal impression

Object Number: 
INV.4219
Date: 
1865
Medium: 
Wax, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 2 1/2 x 1/8 in. ( 7.9 x 6.4 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: around edge of impression: "Ro. CONSOLATO D'ITA[LIA] / NUOVA YORK" ink stamped: on obverse of paper: "N[ew Yo]rk / Historical So[ciety] / FEB / 9 / 1865" handwritten in ink: on obverse of paper: "Seal of the / Italian Consul / New York / 1865
Description: 
Red wax wafer with circular seal impression, affixed to piece of paper cut from back of an envelope; obverse of paper with receipt stamp and handwritten inscription.
Gallery Label: 

The depicted coat of arms is that of the Kingdom of Italy, which was founded in 1861 and unified most of the Italian peninsula under the crown of Sardinia.

Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group