Walt Whitman 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 Walt Whitman, an American poet and humanist. On the medal's reverse, seven figures are pictured: a brick layer, an industrial worker, a gentleman/businessman, a woman with a child, a woman scrubbing a floor, and a man working a plow in a field.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
1 3/4 inches (diameter)
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obverse: 1819 / 1892 / DEXTER JONES Sc. / WALT WHITMAN reverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS / AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY / "EACH OF US INEVITABLE, EACH OF US LIMITLESS / EACH OF US WITH HIS OR HER RIGHT / UPON THE EARTH / 19©71 edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE
New York University. Hall of Fame for Great Americans; Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
[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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