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Medallion in box: Haviland...

Object Number: 
INV.4300
Date: 
1926
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 15/16 in. ( 5 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: edge, at lower center: "MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Merrit Haviland Smith facing left. Reverse bears inscription: "ENGINEER.FOR/40.YEARS.OF.THE/WATER.SUPPLY.OF/THE.CITY.OF.NEW.YORK/1862 1926/.COLONEL.OF./ARTILLERY.IN/THE.GREAT.WAR"; surrounding legend: ".MERRIT.HAVILAND.SMITH."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group