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Creator Role

sculptor producer issuer

Description

The medal's obverse features an image of Henry Ward Beecher's (clergyman, abolitionist, and social reformer) left profile. On the medal's reverse, an image of Beecher standing at a podium speaking to a crowd of people is featured.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1963

Measurement

1 3/4 inches (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

bronze

Inscription

obverse: HENRY WARD BEECHER / 1813 / 1887 / J. KISELEWSKI reverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY / © / 1964 edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

Creation Location

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

Work Type

commemorative medal

Class

coins & medals

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

3154.14

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.

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

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