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Object ID 1956.041.002
Object Name Engraving
Title Dr. Archibald Bruce
Collection Works of Art
Credit line Gift of Mrs. L. E. Callery
Date circa 1796
Made St. Memin And Valdenuit (engravers)
Description Small, framed engraving of Dr. Archibald Bruce. The round, 2 1/2" diameter engraving depicts the bust profile of an elderly Colonial era man facing right. There is an engraver's signature below the image: "St. Memin & Valdenuit No. 27 Fine St. N. York." The engraving is mounted into a red leather-covered, square frame with embossed gold text on the back: "Dr. Archibald Bruce / Son of / Judith Van Rensselaer / Nee Bayard & Dr. Bruce, Surgeon Gen'l / British Army. / Died 1820 / Great Great Grandson / Nicholas Bayard / Great Great Grandson / Gov. Jacob Leister."
Dimensions H-4.75 W-4.5 D-0.25 inches
Dimension Details framed dimensions
Subjects Portraits
Search Terms Dr. Archibald Bruce
Portrait Engravings
Eighteenth Century
St. Memin And Valdenuit
Material Paper; leather frame
Place of Origin New York, NY
Medium Engraving