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The commemorative medal's obverse features a bust image of Maria Mitchell, and American astronomer. On the medal's reverse, a woman sitting on a rock is pictured. In her proper right hand, she holds a telescope while a comet flies through the night sky. An ocean scene makes up the medal's background.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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1 3/4 inches (diameter)
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obverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY / MARIA / MITCHELL / 1818-1889 / ELEANOR PLATT / 19©65 edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE
Mitchell, Maria, 1818-1889; New York University. Hall of Fame for Great Americans
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[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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