Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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medal
  • Bruno Mankowski
    1902–1990
    born: Berlin, Germany
  • 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
  • 1954.0080
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Description

Recto: Image of a female figure with long hair and wing shaped design at ears (identified as Minerva). She wears an animal designed headdress. At bottom and LR there is a some sort of mechanical instrument (reducing machine).

Verso: Miniature image of same female and mechanical instrument are held in a hand at TC. There is an olive branch behind the hand. Text at bottom with a small eagle at BC.