Catskill Aqueduct Medal

Object Number: 
1942.334
Date: 
1917
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at left: "DCF" Inscription: edge, lower center: "MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y."
Description: 
Silver cast medal with obverse showing idealized female head representing Columbia crowned with laurel wreath within beaded border. Reverse depicts nude allegorical male figure pouring water; inscription: "TO COMMEMORATE THE COMPLETION/OF THE CATSKILL AQUEDUCT/AN ACHIEVEMENT OF CIVIC SPIRIT/SCIENTIFIC GENIUS AND FAITHFUL LABOR/1905 NEW YORK 1917."
Gallery Label: 
This medal was designed in conjunction with Augustus Lukeman.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. George B. McClellan
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group