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Peace is Life medal
  • Cecil de Blaquiere Howard
    1888–1956
    active: United States
  • Peace is Life medal, 1950
  • Where object was made: United States
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: 7 cm
    Object Diameter: 2 3/4 in
  • Gift of Dr. Franklin D. Murphy
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0078
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Description

Recto: "Peace is Life" in upper left hand corner. Head of man, stroking head of his wife, who holds a baby. There is a shaft of wheat in the right background. There is a flower in the left background.

Verso: "War is Death" in upper left over a scene of desoloation portrayed by a leering skull, a burning village and a dead tree trunk.