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Adolph Werner Plaquette

Object Number: 
1942.265
Date: 
1907
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 1 7/8 x 3/16 in. ( 6.4 x 4.7 x 0.4 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower right corner of field: "V.D./BRENNER/1907."
Description: 
Bronze struck plaquette with three-quarter clothed bust of Adolph Werner facing left with inscription above: "ADOLPH WERNER.SCHOLAR.TEACHER.FRIEND." Reverse depicts fragment of City College buildings at top left corner with laurel and palm branches below; insciprtion at lower right: "TO/COMMEMORATE/FIFTY YEARS OF/SERVICE/AT THE COLLEGE/OF THE CITY/OF NEW YORK/JUNE 1907."
Credit Line: 
Gift of George A. Zabriskie
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group