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Creator Role

sculptor producer issuer

Description

The medal's obverse features the left-side profile of Jonathan Edwards, an American preacher and theologian. On the reverse, the hand of God is pictured holding the Earth. The sun as well as other celestial bodies are pictured in the background.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1972

Measurement

1 3/4 inches (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

bronze

Inscription

obverse: Jonathan Edwards [facsimile signature] / 1703 / 1758 reverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS / GOD / © / 1972 / HEAD / OF THE / UNIVERSAL SYSTEM / ON WHOM ALL IS / DEPENDENT / AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY 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

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

3154.17

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.

Jonathan Edwards Commemorative Medal (from Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Medal Series)

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