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Centennial Reception Medal (To Aid St. John's Guild Floating Hospital)

1876
Designed by Isaac F. Wood (American, died 1895), Engraved by George Hampden Lovett (American, active 1848–1893)


Object Place: United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Baker 412B variant?

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 28 mm, 8.51 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.3 oz.)

Accession Number

13.772

Medium or Technique

Tin?

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Inscribed TO AID ST JOHN’S-GUILD’-FLOATING-HOSPITAL around a nude bust of Washington facing to the right and surrounded by thirteen stars with WOOD’S SERIES “C” NO.5 and G.H.L. below and the whole surrounded by a beaded rim. The “C” in the inscription looks like a modified “O”.
Rev: Inscribed CENTENNIAL RECEPTION, BALL, & TEA-PARTY. / N.Y. around FEBY 22ND 1876 / ACADEMY OF MUSIC enclosing a bust of Martha Washington facing to the left.
Edge: Plain.

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay