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The medal's obverse features the left-side profile of Phillips Brooks, an American Episcopal clergyman. A Christian cross is also pictured to the right of his profile. The medal's reverse depicts the figure of a man (presumably God) with his arms outstretched. Whimsical swirls surround heavenly bodies in the background.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
1 3/4 inches (diameter)
Materials and Techniques Display
obverse: HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS / 19©65 / PHILLIPS BROOKS / 1835 / 1893 / AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY reverse: IN THE BEGINNING GOD CREATED THE HEAVEN AND THE EARTH / בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית [In the Beginning in Hebrew] / ABRAM BELSKIE Sc. edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE
Brooks, Phillips, 1835-1893; 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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