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The New-York Historical Society History Makers Gala Medal

Object Number: 
2007.14
Date: 
2007
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 in. (7.6 cm) dia.
Marks: 
stamped on edge: "2007 MEDALLIC ART CO. DAYTON NV.-BRONZE"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing allegorical figure of history surrounded by legend: "THE NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY"; reverse with legend around perimeter: "THE NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY / HISTORY MAKERS GALA" and center inscription: "HONORING / DAVID MCCULLOUGH / AND / THOMAS A. SAUNDERS III / WEDNESDAY / NOVEMBER 14, 2007". In original cardboard box with velvet fitted interior.
Gallery Label: 
Copies of this bronze medal were distributed to the 600 guests at the New-York Historical Society's History Makers Gala, held on November 14, 2007 at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. The event honored author and historian David McCullough and businessman Thomas A. Saunders III.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Saunders III
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group