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Benjamin Franklin Commemorative Medal

1934


Object Place: United States

Accession Number

38.773

Medium or Technique

Metal

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Commemorative medal of the invention of the bi-focal lens by Frranklin.
Obv.: Franklin in profile, holding eyeglasses. Inscribed, “FRANKLIN BI-FOCAL”
Rev.: Spray of leaves and scroll inscribed “COMMEMORATING THE ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF BENJAMIN FRANKIN’S INVENTION OF THE BI-FOCAL LENS IN 1784”

Credit Line

Gift of the Bausch and Lomb Optical Co.