Mark Twain Commemorative Medal (from Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Medal Series)
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The medal's obverse design features the left-side profile of Mark Twain, a pseudonym for Samuel Clemens, who was the author of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. On the reverse, an image of Huckleberry Finn is featured. The boy wears a straw hat and holds a fishing pole. A riverboat sails on the Mississippi River in the background.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
1 3/4 inches (diameter)
Materials and Techniques Display
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obverse: SAMUEL LANGHORNE CLEMENS / 1835 MARK TWAIN 1910 reverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS AT THE NEW YORK UNIVERSITY / 19©63 / C.P. JENNEWEIN edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE
New York University. Hall of Fame for Great Americans; Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
[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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