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Medal commemorating Saint Brendan, Discoverer

A work made of bronze, with patina of bronze doré.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze, with patina of bronze doré.

Date:

c. 1869

Artist:

John Frederick Mowbray-Clarke
American, 1869–1953
possibly J. K. Davison foundry
American

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Americas

Artist

John Frederick Mowbray-Clarke

Title

Medal commemorating Saint Brendan, Discoverer

Place

United States (Object made in)

Date

c. 1869

Medium

Bronze, with patina of bronze doré

Inscriptions

inscribed: Beatus Brendanus Develator Americae Priscus/A.D. DLXV on reverse: O Ye Toilsome/O Ever Weary Life/Expecting This Land/Stay A Little Now/From Your Labor Signed on reverse: Mowbray-Clarke

Dimensions

Diam 6.8 cm (2 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Blewett Lee

Reference Number

1912.1527

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