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Seal impression

Object Number: 
INV.4211
Date: 
ca. 1892
Medium: 
Wax, cardboard
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 1/8 in. ( 5.7 x 9.5 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on front of business card: "Gaston Frère, / Docteur en droit / Greffier du Tribunal de 1re instance. / Tongres." handwritten in ink: on back of card: "Le hérant fécial du Sénat / notifiant à Bellone-- par le / jet d'un javelot contre la / C
Description: 
Red wax wafer with oval seal impression, affixed to back of a business card; side with seal has lengthy handwritten inscription.
Gallery Label: 
A letter signed by "[G.?] Loix" found with this seal impression indicates that it was made from a Roman seal found in Tongres, Belgium, in 1892. The seal is said to depict "La Concorde" opposing a declaration of war voted by the Roman senate.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group