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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.189
Date: 
after 1850
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 51.6mm (2 1/16 in.)
Marks: 
Obverse below picture: "G.H. LOVETT N.Y."; reverse at left below exergual line: "G.H. LOVETT"
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing right-facing bust of Kane above framed picture surrounded by flags; legend: "DR. ELISHA KENT KANE, THE GREAT ARTIC NAVIGATOR, U.S.N." Reverse shows three draped female figures.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group