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The bronze commemorative medal depicts a bust image of Joseph Henry (an American scientist). Its reverse features an image of the Earth encircled by a ring of lightening. Men, women, and children stand at the Earth's base with arms outstretched.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
1 3/4 inches (diameter)
Materials and Techniques Display
obverse: JOSEPH HENRY / 1797 1878) reverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY / HIS ELECTROMAGNETS GAVE THE WORLD / THE TELEGRAPH AND OPENED / THE WAY TO THE AGE OF / ELECTRIC POWER edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE
Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878; New York University. Hall of Fame for Great Americans
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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