Bronze; leather, wood, silk
case: 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 1/2 in. ( 5.7 x 5.7 x 1.3 cm )
diameter: 1 7/16 in. ( 3.7 cm )
Bronze struck medal with obverse bearing inscription: "COOPER UNION,/NEW YORK./QUI NON PROFICIT DEFICIT./FOUNDED/MAY 25TH 1859." Reverse has space for engraving at center surrounded by oak and laurel wreath with legend above: "AWARDED/TO"; engraved inscription: " HELEN M. TURNER/Oil/Painting/Portrait/1899." Square black leather fitted case with purple silk satin and silk velvet lining.
Gift of Miss Helen M. Turner
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