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John Christopher Kunze, DD (1744–1807)

Object Name: Relief
Date: Early 19th century
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Medium: Painted wax with glass, plaster, and corrugated paper
Dimensions: Overall: 5 9/16 x 5 3/8 x 1 1/8 x 4 1/2 in. ( 14.1 x 13.7 x 2.9 x 11.4 cm )
Description: Bas-relief portrait.
Credit Line: Gift of Edmund B. Child
Object Number: 1933.40
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A Lutheran clergyman and a professor of Oriental languages at Columbia College, the subject came to America in 1770 from his native Saxony. He became a member of The New-York Historical Society in 1804.