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Portrait medallion on wooden panel

Object Number: 
1972.32ab
Date: 
1919
Medium: 
Bronze, wood
Dimensions: 
Diameter (medallion): 4 7/8 x 1/4 in. (12.4 x 0.6 cm) Overall (panel): 12 1/8 x 9 x 3/8 in. (30.8 x 22.9 x 1 cm)
Marks: 
intaglio: on obverse of medallion: "Walt Whitman / 1819-1919" and "RMT(?) / fecit / for The / Franklin / Inn / Club"
Description: 
Circular cast bronze medallion with portrait of Walt Whitman and incised inscriptions; mounted with a single screw to rectangular wooden board with beveled edges and hooks and wire attached to back for hanging.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Albert Boni
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group