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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.


c. 1869


John Frederick Mowbray-Clarke (American, 1869–1953)
Possibly cast by J. K. Davison (American)

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John Frederick Mowbray-Clarke


Medal commemorating Saint Brendan, Discoverer


United States (Artist's nationality:)

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c. 1869


Bronze, with patina of bronze doré


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


Diam.: 6.8 cm (2 5/8 in.)

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Gift of Blewett Lee

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