Medallion: The Franklin Institute 1824-1938

Object Number: 
1942.237
Date: 
1938
Medium: 
Cellulose acetate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 0.3 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Pink cellulose acetate commemorative medal. Circular medallion with image of Benjamin Franklin on recto with circular inscription: "Dedication in honor of Benjamin Franklin/1824 The Franklin Institute 1938/Philadelphia" Inscription on verso:"Souvenir/Made of cellulose acetate/on H.P.M. Injection Molding Press/Press by/the Hydraulic Press Mfg. Company/Mount Gilead Ohio/Plastic by/Hercules Powder Company/Wilmington Delaware/Die by/the Hydraulic Press Mfg. Company/Mount Gilead Ohio"
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Abram Joseph Abeloff
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group