Overall: 1/2 x 8 in. ( 1.3 x 20.3 cm )
Circular cast pewter medallion with profile portrait of Walt Whitman and inscriptions in relief; reverse with triangular piece of paper with handwritten inscriptions affixed at center and two small screws for mounting or hanging.
Gift of Albert Boni
relief: at left edge of obverse: "JF" in circle with "MCMIII" surrounding it
relief: at right edge of obverse: "WALT WHITMAN / AETATIS SUAE LXXIII"
handwritten ink: on paper affixed to reverse: "70 . . . / A unique / copy of the / Whitman plaque / done by / John Flanagan / The only copy cast in pewter / see Flanagans letter of Sept 1 1920"
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