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Professor F. Widal medal
  • Auguste Maillard
    1864–1944
    born: Paris, France ; died: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
  • Professor F. Widal medal, circa 1929
  • Where object was made: France
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: 6.7 cm
    Object Diameter: 2 5/8 in
  • Gift of Dr. Franklin D. Murphy
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0025.a
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Description

Recto: Bust of man set in profile (identified as Professor F. Widal, probably French physician Georges-Fernand Widal, 1862-1929).

Verso: Draped female figure standing in center and holding torch in left hand. To the left a microscope, test tubes and chemical glassware. To the right, books beside mortar and pestle. Text placed at BR and BL.