William Cullen Bryant Commemorative Medal (from Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Medal Series)
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The medal's obverse design depicts the right-side profile of William Cullen Bryant, an American romantic poet and longtime editor of the New York Evening Post. On the reverse, a woman is pictured seated and looking at the sun rise/set. In her lap, she holds an open books. Flowers are also pictured at the woman's feet.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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1 3/4 inches (diameter)
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obverse: WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT / 1794 / 1878 reverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS / HOW GLORIOUS, / THROUGH HIS DEPTHS OF LIGHT, / ROLLS THE MAJESTIC SUN! / © / 1967 / AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE
Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878; New York University. Hall of Fame for Great Americans
[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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