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The medal's obverse design features a head-only portrait of Alexander Graham Bell, a Scottish-born inventor who is credited with inventing the telephone. The reverse design features three figures: a woman holding a baby with her proper left arm outstretched (left) and a man with his proper right arm outstretched (right). A bolt of electricity shoots between their fingertips. Various celestial bodies are pictured in the background.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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1 3/4 inches (diameter)
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obverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS / 1847 ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL 1922 / AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY © edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. U.S. BRONZE
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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