Asa Gray Commemorative Medal (from Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Medal Series)
sculptor producer issuer
The bronze commemorative medal depicts a bust image of Asa Gray (a botanist) surrounded by oak and laurel branches. The reverse features an image of woman dressed in ancient Greek-style clothing kneeling on the ground. In her proper right hand, she holds a quill and writes on paper that is resting on her proper right leg. In her proper left hand, she holds a flower.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
1 3/4 inches (diameter)
Materials and Techniques Display
coins & medals
obverse: ASA GRAY / 1810-1888 reverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY 19©72 edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE
Gray, Asa, 1810-1888; New York University. Hall of Fame for Great Americans
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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.
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
Mississippi State University Libraries
Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).
For more information about the contents of this collection, email email@example.com.