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Accession Number: 1999.8.1

Physical Description: Brass disk embossing stamp die with the Kansas Territorial Seal pictured in mirror image. Pictured are a man and woman leaning on a shield. The man is holding a rifle and the woman is standing by a sheaf of wheat. Pictured on the shield ins a plow and an Indian hunting a buffalo. Latin phrase on a banner above the figures. Reverse print around the border.

History of Object: Artifact officially presented to Kansas State Historical Society during 1999 legislative season.

Date: Between 1854 and 1861

Dimensions (in cm): 1.70 (H) 5.00 (W) 5.00 (D)

Marks/Inscriptions: [latin phrase] POPULI VOCENATA || [reverse print] SEAL OF THE TERRITORY OF KANSAS / ERECTED MAY 30, 1854 ||

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Associations and Subjects

    Use, Place of: Kansas Territory

Status: Cataloged

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