Walter Reed Commemorative Medal (from Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Medal Series)
sculptor producer issuer
The medal's obverse design features the quarter-left profile of Walter Reed, an American army physician who confirmed that yellow fever was transmitted by mosquitoes. The reverse design features an image of a mosquito atop a hexagonal shape.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
1 3/4 inches (diameter)
Materials and Techniques Display
coins & medals
obverse: 1851 • WALTER REED • 1902 / ABRAM / BELSKIE / Sc. reverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS / 19 ©63 / AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
New York University. Hall of Fame for Great Americans; Reed, Walter, 1851-1902
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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