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Mark Twain medal
  • John F. Flanagan
    active: United States
  • Mark Twain medal, 1950
  • Where object was made: United States
  • bronze
  • Object Height/Width: 9 x 5.8 cm
    Object Height/Width: 3 1/2 x 2 1/4 in
  • Gift of Dr. Franklin D. Murphy
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0074

Full image of man (identified and Mark Twain). He is seated with legs crossed, left hand resting on the chair and right hand holding a pipe. He is wearing a coat and tie. At BL and BR there are two men standing. Man at BL holds a rifle and man at BR hold his rifle and appears to be calling out. Text at top and bottom of medal.