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Object Name Medal, Commemorative
Other Name Medallion
Object Number 1877.3.1
Collection Rutherford B. Hayes
Description copper; round; bas relief bust of a man; in raised letters around the top: "GEORGE PEABODY"; around the bottom: "BORN 18 FEB. 1795 - DIED 4 NOV. 1869"; on the back: "EDUCATION - A DEBT DUE FROM PRESENT TO FUTURE GENERATION." Henry Mitchell, Sculptor.
Date 1877/09
Dimensions D-0.315 Dia-2.52 inches
Material metal
Made by Henry Mitchell, sculptor
Provenance presented to President Hayes on his election as a trustee of the Peabody Education Fund in September of 1877.
People Mitchell, Henry
Peabody, George
Search Terms Peabody
Henry Mitchell
Peabody Education Fund
copper