Walt Whitman Commemorative Medal
Bronze; cardboard, paper
diameter: 2 in. ( 5.1 cm )
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed facing bust of Walt Whitman; legend: "1819 WALT . WHITMAN 1892"; date at left of image: "1925." Reverse depicts Prometheus, bound, with eagle at right; legend: "AUTHORS . CLUB . MEMORIAL . FUND"; date to left of image: "1925."
Gift of Mr. Albert Boni
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of image: "FINTA"
Inscription: reverse, at lower right of image: "FINTA"
Inscription: edge, lower center: "MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y."
Inscription: box, inside cover, imprinted in black: "MEDALLIC ART CO./NEW YORK"
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