James Hazen Hyde Medallion
Bronze; cardboard, paper
box: 3 5/8 x 3 5/8 x 5/8 in. ( 9.2 x 9.2 x 1.6 cm )
diameter: 3 1/2 in. ( 8.9 cm )
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.
Gift of James Hazen Hyde
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: "MEDALLIC ART CO./NEW YORK"
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