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The Boston Globe Centennial Medal

1972
Designed by Joseph A. Coletti (1898–1973), Struck by Medallic Art Company (1900–1990)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States; Mint: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: Diam: 7 x 0.5 cm (2 3/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1989.603

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Pegasus riding on top of a globe showing North and South America / THE BOSTON GLOBE CENTENNIAL MEDAL / EBEN B. JORDAN FOUNDER / CHARLES H. TAYLOR / BUILDER / 1872-1972 / © J. COLETTI - SC. ~
Rev: A printing press enframed with palmetto leaves / TO GIVE ME IN - / FORMA - TION / IS THY OFFICE
Edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems