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To the Stars (Spirit of the Space Age reverse)

1963
Designed by Karen Worth (American, born in 1927), 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 67

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1989.541

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: A man imposed over a star shape / AD ASTRA PER ASPERA / K. WROTH © 1963
Rev: A man holding the sun flying over a youthful couple while lightning flashes in the sky / THE SPIRIT OF THE SPACE AGE
Edge: THE SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS 67TH ISSUE - MAY 1963 KAREN WORTH, SC. © / MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems