1934F103.16 Signet Matrix - Seal

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Title: 1934F103.16 Signet Matrix - Seal
Description: 1934F103.16 Seal matrix
Signet Matrix - Seal Matrix, 1750-1850
Possibly made in Birmingham
Presented by Francis Buckley, 1934.
A 'signet' or 'seal matrix' is a small stamp used for impressing the mark of its owner in wax onto documents.This is one of a collection of twenty-seven acquired by the museum in 1934. The majority of examples are finely made of moulded translucent glass, in this case clear. This example bears a design of a sailing ship and reads 'All's Well'
Keywords:
Sailing
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18th Century
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Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
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Glass
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Translucent
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Ship
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Shape
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Circle
   
Usage Rights: CC0 - Public Domain
Size: 61.94 MB; 2848 x 3800 pixels; 241 x 322 mm (print at 300 DPI); 754 x 1005 mm (screen at 96 DPI);