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Creator Role

sculptor producer issuer

Description

The medal's obverse design features the right-side profile of Harriet Beecher Stowe, an American abolitionist and writer best known for her work, Uncle Tom's Cabin. On the reverse, and African-American woman stands at the center. A chain is pictured behind her with a whip woven around her body. A cabin and sun are pictured in the background.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1975

Measurement

1 3/4 inches (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

bronze

Inscription

obverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS / HARRIET / BEECHER / STOWE / 1811 / 1896 / Michael Lantz / 1975 / AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. DANBURY CONN.

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

commemorative medal

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

3154.8

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Harriet Beecher Stowe Commemorative Medal (from Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Medal Series)

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