Gilt broach with pin on verso
"NOT FOR AN ACE / BUT FOR / ALL TIME" (around pedestal) ["Stratford-on Avon / "Coat-brooch" - / gilt" (accompanying note)]
The M.H. Spielmann Collection; given to the Garrick Club by Lincoln Kirstein, 1983
Ashton (with the help of Gertrud Seidmann), "The M H Spielmann Collection of Shakespeare Portraits." c.1982. Unpublished manuscript in the Garrick Club Library, Garrick Club Box 4, No.6
A Stratford-upon-Avon Coat broach, showing a bust of Shakespeare on a pedestal, surrounded by books, with views of the town behind. To the left is Shakespeare's birthplace and to the right the church of Holy Trinity.