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Wisconsin State Agricultural Society Silver Medal Awarded to Peter Glass, 1868

Wisconsin State Agricultural Society Silver Medal Awarded to Peter Glass, 1868

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This medal was awarded by the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society and the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association in 1850 to Wisconsin cabinetmaker, Peter Glass, for his Rosewood Work Table. As a farmer in Wisconsin, German immigrant, Peter Glass, applied his native training as a marquetry craftsman to make award-winning furniture.
Object Name
medallion
Date made
1868
associated date
1868
associated person
Glass, Peter
maker
Lovett, George Hampden
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
metal, white (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.35 cm x 5 cm; 1/8 in x 1 15/16 in
overall: 1/8 in x 2 1/8 in;.3175 cm x 5.3975 cm
ID Number
DL.281476.0024
accession number
281476
catalog number
281476.0024
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Frank (Catherine) Vidano
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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