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Creator:
Josiah Wedgwood, eighteenth century, 1730–1795, British
after unknown artist
Title:

Portrait Medallion of Augustus

Additional Title(s):

Gaius Julius Octavius

Date:
after 1730
Medium:
Wedgwood ceramic
Dimensions:
3 1/8 x 2 5/8 inches (7.9 x 6.7 cm) and 5 x 4 x 1 inches (12.7 x 10.2 x 2.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

engraved on back upper center: "Augustus"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1974.2.109
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
portrait
Associated People:
Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus (63 BC–AD 14)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11660
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