Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Founding of the New York State Government, 1777

Designer:
Charles Keck (American, New York 1875–1951 New York)
Date:
1927
Medium:
Bronze, dull gold patina
Dimensions:
Diam. 2-7/16 in. (6.2 cm.)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Gift of Judge A.T. Clearwater, 1927
Accession Number:
27.208
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (obverse): C. KECK; inscribed (obverse): FIRST GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK / GEORGE CLINTON; inscribed (reverse): TO COMMEMORATE THE SESQUI-CENTENNIAL OF THE FOUNDING OF THE / GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK AT KINGSTON NY / JULY 30 /1777–1927

Marking: (edge): MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y.
Judge A.T. Clearwater (1927; his gift to MMA)

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