Washington Allston Medal
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 cm )
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Allston facing right with legend: "WASHINGTON ALLSTON." Reverse depicts female figure presenting laurel wreath to artist with sculptor awaiting his turn; legend: "AMERICAN ART-UNION."; date below "1847", all within beaded border.
Inscription: obverse, at lower left of field: "P.P.DUGGAN DEL."
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "C.C.WRIGHT SC."
Inscription: reverse, at lower center of image, on second step: "P.P.DUGGAN DEL."
Inscription: reverse, at lower right of field, on first step: "C.C.WRIGHT SC."
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