Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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medal
  • Richard Henry Recchia
    1885–1983
    born: Quincy, Massachusetts, United States ; died: Rockport, Massachusetts, United States
  • medal, 1944
  • Where object was made: United States
  • silver
  • Object Diameter: 5 cm
    Object Diameter: 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of Dr. Franklin D. Murphy
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0072
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Description

Recto: Image of man set in profile facing left and looking up. Wing-like image behind man. Text surrounds image.

Verso: Image of nude man descending from clouds and sunburst with hands out in front of him. Five stars at bottom of medal. Text surrounds image.