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The medal's obverse design depicts a bust portrait of Edwin Thomas Booth, an American actor and often considered to be the best actor of the nineteenth century. The reverse design features Booth dressed in costume as Hamlet, his most famous role.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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1 3/4 inches (diameter)
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obverse: EDWIN THOMAS BOOTH / 1833 / 1893 / A. AGOPFF, SC. [inscription] reverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS / TO BE, OR NOT TO BE / © / 1970 / AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
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[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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