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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.192
Date: 
after 1857
Medium: 
Plaster
Dimensions: 
diameter: 39.9mm (1 9/16 in.)
Description: 
Plaster model of medal with obverse showing right-facing bust-length portrait in suit and bow tie; reverse legend: "BORN IN PHILA PA/ FEB 3 1822/ COMMANDER OF THE/ GRINNELL ARCTIC/ EXPEDITION/ MAY 30, 1853/ DIED/ FEB. 14, 1857"
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group