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The Educational Establishment for Young Women at Auberive, 1885

Artist:
Medalist: Louis-Oscar Roty (French, Paris 1846–1911 Paris)
Date:
1885
Culture:
French
Medium:
Bronze, struck, silvered
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 3/4 in. (44 mm)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel P. Avery, 1893
Accession Number:
93.10.16a, b
Not on view
Signature: Obverse: (in exergue) L.O. ROTY AOUT MDCCCLXXXV

Inscription: Obverse: (in margin) LA LOI. REMETTANT . LA. JEVNE . FILLE. EN. TVTELLE. AVX. MAINS. DE. L'ADMINISTRATION

Reverse: (in exergue) 7bre MDCCCLXXXV; (in field) MAISON / D'EDVUCATION / POUR LES JEVNES FILLES / A.AVBERIVE . HAVTE-MARNE / MDCCCLXXXV; (in margin, upperhalf) MINISTERE. DE. L'INTERIEVRE; (in margin, lower half) ADMINISTRATION PENITENTIAIRE.
Samuel P. Avery (until 1893; to MMA)
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