James McNeill Whistler Commemorative Medal (from Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Medal Series)
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The commemorative medal's obverse features a face-only image of James McNeill Whistler, an American artist. His eyes look to his proper right as a wave of water encircles his head. A butterfly [?] is featured at the medal's bottom. The reverse depicts an image of a hand applying a paintbrush to a canvas where an image of a woman can be seen. Underneath the canvas, the images of a man and three women in varying positions are pictured.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
1 3/4 inches (diameter)
Materials and Techniques Display
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obverse: WHISTLER / AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY / 1834 / 1903 / THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS / © / 1972 edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE
New York University. Hall of Fame for Great Americans; Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903
[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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