Seal impression in box
Plastic, wax, paper
Overall: 3/8 x 2 in. ( 1 x 5.1 cm )
handwritten in ink: on scrap of paper found inside box: "Squier / arms from / seal ring of / donor's father. / Gift of Mr. / Frank Squier" printed paper label: affixed inside box lid: "287, / REGENT / STREET / CORNER OF / MARGARET / STREET / . . . yon ch
Octagonal red wax wafer with oval seal impression; shield surmounted by elephant's head, with banner inscribed "ERECTUS NON ELATUS" below; in circular brown plastic box with printed paper label affixed inside lid.
According to a note found with the object, this impression, which represents the arms of the Squier family, was made from the seal ring of the donor's father.
Gift of Frank Squier
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.