William the Silent Award for Journalism medal
Diameter: 50.1 mm
on edge: "HOLLAND"
Circular bronze medal; obverse with bust of Prince William I of Orange and "WILLIAM THE SILENT FATHER OF THE NETHERLANDS"; reverse with "WILLIAM THE SILENT AWARD FOR JOURNALISM / IN LOVE OF LIBERTY AND IN THE DEFENSE OF IT HOLLAND HAS BEEN OUR EXAMPLE / BENJAMIN FRANKLIN"
This medal belonged to Henry R. Luce (1898-1967), founder of Time, Fortune, and Life Magazines and one of the most powerful figures in the history of American journalism.
Gift of Lila Luce and H. Christopher Luce in memory of Henry Luce III
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