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sculptor; producer; issuer
The medal's obverse design depicts a bust profile of George Westinghouse, an American engineer who invented the railway air brake. The reverse design features a male figure possibly running alongside a wheel. His proper left hand rests on the wheel while his proper right is raised.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
1 3/4 inches (diameter)
Materials and Techniques Display
"obverse: GEORGE WESTINGHOUSE 1846-1914 / E. Quattrocchi [facsimile signature] reverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY / © / 1963 edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE"
New York University. Hall of Fame for Great Americans; Westinghouse, George, 1846-1914
coins & medals
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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