Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association membership certificate

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1821-03-15

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 301-310

GUSN

GUSN-250694

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

societies
charitable societies
members
certificates
wood (plant material)
engravings (prints)

Physical Description

1 certificate on wood backing

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.02.303

Acquisition Type

Estate

Image Dimensions

11.5 x 17.5 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Miss Elizabeth Swaim

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Penniman, John Ritto, 1782-1841 (Delineator)
Annin & Smith (Engraver)

Material Type

certificates
wood (plant material)
engravings (prints)

Other People

Dyer, Ezra

Other Organizations

Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 301-310