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50th Anniversary of Brookgreen Gardens

Designed by Abram Belskie (American (born England), 1907–1989), Struck by Medallic Art Company (1900–1990)

Object Place: South Carolina, United States; Mint: Danbury, Connecticut, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Brookgreen 9


Overall: Diam: 7.6 x 0.6 cm (3 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art



Obv: Seated allegorical female figure with head turned to left holding a small statuette of a winged kneeling figure with a mallet and chisel. Wild yellow jessamine and Carolina wrens are on either side. / 50TH. ANNIVERSARY / 1931 1981 / BROOKGREEN GARDENS / IS A QUIET / JOINING OF HANDS BETWEEN SCIENCE & ART / ABR.B
Rev: An American eagle swoops down before live oaks festooned with spanish moss and palmettos / CONSERVING NATURE / BROOKGREEN GARDENS OF SOUTH CAROLINA / ABR.B / © MEDALLIC ART CO. - DANBURY, CT. - BRONZE


Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems