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Alaska (Hawaii reverse)

1965
Designed by Margaret Grigor (1912–1981), Struck by Medallic Art Company (1900–1990), Distributed by Society of Medalists (founded in 1930)


Mint: New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

SOM Issue 71

Dimensions

Overall: Diam: 7.3 x 0.6 cm (2 7/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1989.545

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Two crouching Eskimo men, one fishing and one with an ax, with mountains in the background / ALASKA
Rev: Two seated Polynesian women, one making a basket and one grinding grain / HAWAII / signed GRIGOR / © below the bowl of grain
Edge: THE SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS 71ST ISSUE - MAY 1965 MARGARET GRIGOR. SC. © / MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems