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Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association membership certificate

GC002.02.303 (RS130401)

Description

Certificate to Ezra Dyer of Boston for membership in the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association on March 15, 1821. The certificate is engraved with images of Archimedes on one side and a ship with a flag and a Massachusetts banner on the other. There is a cornucopia and bee hive across the bottom, and an arm and hammer with the words "Be Just and Fear Not" across the top. The certificate is mounted on a wood backing.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1821-03-15
Acquisition Type
Estate
Physical Description
1 certificate on wood backing
Dimensions
11.5x 17.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of the Estate of Miss Elizabeth Swaim
GUSN
250694
Reference Code
GC002.02.303

Record details

Originator
Annin & Smith (Engraver)
Penniman, John Ritto, 1782-1841 (Delineator)
Other People
Dyer, Ezra
Other Organizations
Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association
Descriptive Terms
charitable societies
members
societies
Material Type
certificates
engravings (prints)
wood (plant material)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Vertical file 4: OVR 301-310

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