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The medal's obverse design features a bust image of Rufus Choate, an American lawyer, orator, and congressman. The reverse design depicts Choate standing between two tables. Choate places his proper right hand on a book resting on the table to his proper right. He holds a paper in his proper left hand.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
1 3/4 inches (diameter)
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obverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY / RUFUS / CHOATE / 1799-1859 / 19©73 / E. PLATT reverse: LAWYER ORATOR edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE
Choate, Rufus, 1799-1859; New York University. Hall of Fame for Great Americans
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[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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