Medallion Portrait of Alexander Gordon

Object Name: 
Medallion Portrait of Alexander Gordon

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Object Name: 
Medallion Portrait of Alexander Gordon
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.2.7 A
Dimensions: 
Overall W: 9.9 cm, L: 13 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1796
Primary Description: 
Opaque white lead glass; cast. Oval form, with relief-molded bust-length portrait of a man, looking left, wearing a wig with queue tied with a ribbon, wearing a coat and stock; impressed "ALEX. GORDON / 1796" and "Tassie F" on the shoulder; the reverse relatively flat and shiny; the edge ground and chamfered; black-painted molded oval wood frame with brass loop for hanging.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Davis, Cecil, Source
1968-03-14
Inscription: 
ALEX. GORDON / 1796
Inscription; Date
Tassie F
Signature