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Medallion: American Public Health Ass'n ... Stephen Smith

Object Number: 
1940.221
Date: 
1922
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, lower left of image: "MM" Inscription: edge, lower center: "MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Stephen Smith facing right, with laurel and ivy branches beneath; legend: "STEPHEN SMITH.M.D.L.L.D./FOUNDER.AMERICAN PUBLIC HEALTH ASSN." Reverse bears inscription: "TO/COMMEMORATE THE/SEMI-CENTENNIAL MEETING/OF THE AMERICAN/PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION/1872 - NEW YORK - 1922/NOTEWORTHY BECAUSE OF THE/PARTICIPATION OF ITS FOUNDER/ DR. STEPHEN SMITH/.BORN FEB. 19. 1823."; blank tablet below.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Elizabeth D. Embler
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group