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Lt. Reginald Fincke Jr. Memorial Medal

1946
Designed by Katharine Lane Weems (American, 1899–1989), Distributed by Groton School, MA


Object Place: Groton, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 7.5 x 0.3 cm (3 5/16 x 2 15/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1989.597a-b

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Octagonal medal; Eagle with spread wings standing on a globe with a ship anchor in front of it and holding a banner in its mouth / Lt. * REGINALD * FINCKE * Jr. / MEMORIAL * MEDAL / SEMPER FIDELIS [on the banner]
Rev: Groton School crest (a shield with three books, a sword and a crown, and a large cross at the bottom) / GROTON * SCHOOL / AWARDED * TO [blank] / GIVEN BY * THE [blank] / FORM OF 1928 / SPORTSMANSHIP / CHARACTER / KL
Edge: OKINAWA, MAY 15, 1945 / K. LANE © ‘46

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.