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James Hazen Hyde Medallion

Object Number: 
1954.24
Date: 
1948
Medium: 
Bronze; cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm) Container (box): 3 5/8 × 3 5/8 × 5/8 in. (9.2 × 9.2 × 1.6 cm)
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "PAUL MANSHIP.SCULP." Inscription: edge, lower center: "MEDALLIC AR CO. N.Y. BRONZE" Inscription: card, imprinted in black: "Compliments of/James H. Hyde" Inscription: box, inside cover, imprinted in black:
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of James Hazen Hyde facing right with legend above: ". JAMES . HAZEN . HYDE ."; date below bust: " . 1 9 4 8 ."; inscription at left of image: "JUNE 6/1876." Reverse depicts four female heads in ethnic headdresses, representing Europe, Asia, Africa, and America; all within beaded border.
Credit Line: 
Gift of James Hazen Hyde
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group