Framed Imprint of the Original Seal for the University of Alabama
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This imprint of the original seal of the University of Alabama was created by Shari DeGraw, an instructor in the University's Book Arts Program. The collection also includes seven unframed copies of the imprint.
- DeGraw, Shari (Person)
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The original seal of the University of Alabama shows Minerva, the Roman goddess of wisdom, inside a circle surrounded by the Latin text "UNIVERSITAT. ALABAM. SIGIL." which is the abbreviated form of "UNIVERSITATIS ALABAMENSIS SIGILLUM" and is translated "The Seal of the University of Alabama." Minerva's right hand rests on a globe while other symbols of learning rest at her feet. In her left hand is the olive branch of peace. The Greek Parthenon is in the background and the sun is rising behind her head.
2 Linear Feet (framed seal imprint)
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Imprint of the original seal of the University of Alabama's first seal which was lost for 125 years.
gift of Dr. Judy Bonner, 2015
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Martha Bace, 2015
- Guide to the Framed Imprint of the Original Seal for the University of Alabama
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- June 2015
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