Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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George Washington medal
  • Whitehead
    active: United States
  • George Washington medal, 1932
  • Where object was made: United States
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: 3.1 cm
    Object Diameter: 1 1/4 in
  • Gift of Dr. Franklin D. Murphy
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0051

Recto: Bust of man (identified as George Washington) facing to the right. Text at top, and years 1732 and 1932 at BR.

Verso: Image of house with three chimneys (identified as Wakefield, the Virginia birthplace of George Washington) and gazebo at left. Text at bottom of image.