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Object Number:29-223-10
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:French
Provenience: France
Manufacture Location: France
Date Made: 1793
Early Date: 1793
Late Date: 1793
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Male Portrait
Inscription
Thickness: 0.3 cm
Outside Diameter:4.2 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Maxwell Sommerville, 1901

Description

OBV: profile (male) of J. Silvain Bailly and inscription: J. Silvain Bailly Ne a Paris le xv. Sept. m.dcc.xxxvi. REV: Astronome, Autheor de l'Histoire de l'Astronomie, Membre des Trois Academies Francaise, des Belles Lettres et des Sciences. President de l'Assemblee Nationale le 17 Juin, Elu I.er Maire de Paris le 15 Juillet 1787 et Helas (etching of axe)...11 Nov. 1793

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