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CHATROUSSE, Emile-François


Paris 1829 - Paris 1896

STERN graveur Paris, Maison

active since 1836

The medal is engraved and struck by Maison Stern, after the composition of a relief by sculptor Emile CHATROUSSE (1829-1896). Identification of authors by Laure de Margerie, May 2019.

Jacob Rodrigue Pereire (1715-1780) et l'éducation des sourds-muets, médaille décernée par la Société Pereire à John Dudley Philbrick (1818-1886)

Jacob Rodrigue Pereire (1715-1780) and the education of deaf-mute, medal presented by the Société Pereire to John Dudley Philbrick (1818-1886)

after 1865

bronze

medal and plaquette

Dimensions (HxWxD): diam. 2.15 x depth 0.15 in.

obverse:
IL N'Y AURA PLUS DE SOURDS-MUETS, IL Y AURA DES SOURDS-PARLANTS / J.R PEREIRE 1734-1780
reverse:
ENSEIGNEMENT DES SOURDS-MUETS / METHODE D'ARTICULATION / SOCIETE / J.R. PEREIRE / [engraved] A / Mr. PHILBRICK
edge stamped: BRONZE

Acc. No.: 1975.599.15

Credit Line: New Hampshire Historical Society Collection

Photo credit: ph. courtesy New Hampshire Historical Society

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Provenance

  • Museum's website (accessed May 29, 2019):Probably donated by Christine Dudley Foster of Keene, NH, in 1926, along with a portrait of John D. Philbrick (1926.006) and at least one other medal (1996.500.07).

Bibliography

  • Museum's website (accessed May 29, 2019)

Related works

  • Emile CHATROUSSE (1829-1896), Jacob-Rodrigues Pereire, first instructor of deaf-mute people in France, teaching a deaf-mute to speak in 1750, low-relief, exhibited at the Salon of 1865, n° 2907, bronze belonging to the Pereire family. See: Stanislas Lami, Dictionnaire des sculpteurs de l'école française au XIXe siècle, Paris, 1919, tome 1, p. 361.

Comment

  • Museum's website (accessed May 29, 2019):
    John Dudley Dudley Philbrick (1818-1886) was born in Deerfield, NH. He was Superintendent of Boston Public Schools from 1856 to 1878 and was involved with instruction at the Boston School for Deaf-Mutes.