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Robert and Emily DeForest 50th Wedding Anniversary Medal

1922
Artist Evelyn Beatrice Longman (American, 1874–1954)


Object Place: Connecticut

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Dia: 2"; D: 1/8"

Accession Number

1993.599

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Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Gold-plated bronze. Obverse: Profile Portrait Busts of Robert and Emily DeForest. Dogwood flowers punctuate the raised inscription: ROBERT WEEKS DEFOREST EMILY JOHNSTON DEFOREST/ 1872 1922/ ELB. Reverse: An acorn tree rises from winged emblem; in the center of the tree’s parted top branches is the head of a 5-point buck. Lily and thistle plants frame the trees trunk with the raised dates: 1637 1804. Lower edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Morgan K. Smith