Skip to main content

Box 1


Contains 21 Results:

Weight of Toulouse

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 19
Identifier: SC-034
Abstract The Weight of Toulouse, circa 1500, consists of a circular, bronze weight with a cross on one side and an illustration of the city of Toulouse on the other side. An excerpt from donor Elizabeth Medinger's letter is included in the folder to provide background information on the weight and how it came into her possession. The Weight of Toulouse was created during the reign of King Louis XII of France. It weighs approximately 14 ounces, but was considered to weigh one pound due to its creation...
Dates: circa 1500