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Thomas Edison medal
  • Whitehead
    active: United States
  • Thomas Edison medal, date unknown
  • Where object was made: United States
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: 3 cm
    Object Diameter: 1 1/8 in
  • Gift of Dr. Franklin D. Murphy
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0048

Recto: Bust of man (identified as Thomas Edison) is set in profile and looking to the right.

Verso: The words Thomas Alva Edison Centennial are set between three bolts of lightning. Text at bottom of image.