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[Catalog entry no. 176:] Gold snuff box of Maj. Gen. von Steuben, presented by The City of New York. Made by Samuel Johnson, New York, circa 1780. [Catalog entry no. 177:] Gold watch, chain and fob seal of Maj. Gen. Baron von Steuben. Bourdillon and Bernier, Geneva, circa 1750.

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Title
[Catalog entry no. 176:] Gold snuff box of Maj. Gen. von Steuben, presented by The City of New York. Made by Samuel Johnson, New York, circa 1780. [Catalog entry no. 177:] Gold watch, chain and fob seal of Maj. Gen. Baron von Steuben. Bourdillon and Bernier, Geneva, circa 1750.
Collection

Print Collection portrait file

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Baron Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin von Steuben

The important collection of Baron von Steuben relics including his portrait by Ralph Earle snuff box engraved by Maverick, watch and chain, uniform, sword, etc. Also The private papers of the North Family including historically important autograph material relating to The American Revolution.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1929
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Topics
Public figures
Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron von, 1730-1794 -- Associated objects
Relics
Clocks & watches
Chains
Snuff boxes and bottles
Watch fobs
Genres
Clippings
Portraits
Notes
Content: Published by American Art Association, Inc, New York, 1929.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Other local Identifier: Portrait File
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): df11d4d0-c5ab-012f-365d-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1929: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "[Catalog entry no. 176:] Gold snuff box of Maj. Gen. von Steuben, presented by The City of New York. Made by Samuel Johnson, New York, circa 1780. [Catalog entry no. 177:] Gold watch, chain and fob seal of Maj. Gen. Baron von Steuben. Bourdillon and Bernier, Geneva, circa 1750." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1929. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c5831e4d-c392-1ecb-e040-e00a18067b87

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "[Catalog entry no. 176:] Gold snuff box of Maj. Gen. von Steuben, presented by The City of New York. Made by Samuel Johnson, New York, circa 1780. [Catalog entry no. 177:] Gold watch, chain and fob seal of Maj. Gen. Baron von Steuben. Bourdillon and Bernier, Geneva, circa 1750." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 5, 2023. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c5831e4d-c392-1ecb-e040-e00a18067b87

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. (1929). [Catalog entry no. 176:] Gold snuff box of Maj. Gen. von Steuben, presented by The City of New York. Made by Samuel Johnson, New York, circa 1780. [Catalog entry no. 177:] Gold watch, chain and fob seal of Maj. Gen. Baron von Steuben. Bourdillon and Bernier, Geneva, circa 1750. Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c5831e4d-c392-1ecb-e040-e00a18067b87

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[Catalog entry no. 176:] Gold snuff box of Maj. Gen. von Steuben, presented by The City of New York. Made by Samuel Johnson, New York, circa 1780.  [Catalog entry no. 177:]  Gold watch, chain and fob seal of Maj. Gen. Baron von Steuben. Bourdillon and Bernier, Geneva, circa 1750.