Portrait Plaque

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Object Name: 
Portrait Plaque
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
75.7.4
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 55.6 cm, W: 41.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1924
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Sarah Hawkes Thornton
Web Description: 
This plaque was installed about 1924 in the Hawkes building on West Market Street in Corning.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Thornton, Sarah Hawkes (Mrs. James), Former Collection
1975-06-10
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
THOMAS * GIBBONS * HAWKES/FOUNDER OF/T.G.HAWKES & Co/MDCCCLXXX
Inscription
Inscribed below bust in block letters
Primary Description: 
Bronze; cast. Rectangular plaque with portrait of Thomas Gibbons Hawkes in bas-relief, quarter profile. "R SCHULZE" on collar and "THOMAS GIBBONS HAWKES/FOUNDER OF /T.G.HAWKES & CO./MDCCCLXXX" beneath; "GORHAM CO/FOUNDERS" in lower right.