General Mutual Insurance Company

General Mutual Insurance Company

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Description (Brief)
Black and white print; stock certificate with a border and the date of "1853" stamped in large numbers in the center of the print. At the top center is a small vignette of a clipper ship at full sail with flag flying and a smaller ship in the background. At the bottom center is a full length portrait of a sailor leaning against a piece of furniture, holding a sailor hat in his right hand and a telescope in his left.
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Object Name
stock certificate
Object Type
Stock Certificate
Date made
Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson
issuing authority
General Mutual Insurance Company
place made
United States: New York
overall: 6 1/4 in x 9 1/2 in; 15.875 cm x 24.13 cm
ID Number
catalog number
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
Chronology: 1850-1859
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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