Republican Centennial medal

Object Number: 
2007.18.4.1
Date: 
1954
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 in.
Marks: 
on edge: "MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal; obverse with busts of Abraham Lincoln and Dwight D. Eisenhower and "REPUBLICAN CENTENNIAL * 1854-1954"; reverse with flaming torches framing famous quotations of Lincoln and Eisenhower: "With malice towards none..." and "In all those things which deal with people, be liberal..."
Gallery Label: 
This medal belonged to Henry R. Luce (1898-1967), founder of Time, Fortune, and Life Magazines and one of the most powerful figures in the history of American journalism.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila Luce and H. Christopher Luce in memory of Henry Luce III
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group