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    Andrew Jackson: Impressive Sulphide Plaque. Lovely 2.125" x 2.625" oval glass plaque depicting a bust of Jackson facing left, impressed "Gen. Jackson" on the verso of the cameo. Housed in a gilded brass frame with suspension loop. Two air bubbles near the bottom, of little import. Possibly the work of Pittsburgh maker Bakewell, Page & Backwell, as they are known to have produced a similar leaded glass tumbler with an identical portrait. Ex: Paul Jokelson Collection, who wrote "the book" on sulphides. Given the civilian portrait, likely issued during Jackson's presidency or possibly during the election of 1828.

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