Walt Whitman Commemorative Medal

Object Number: 
1972.29
Date: 
1925
Medium: 
Bronze; cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 in. ( 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
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"
Description: 
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."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Albert Boni
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group