Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Charles Augustus Lindgergh medal
  • Frederick William MacMonnies
    born: Brooklyn, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • Charles Augustus Lindgergh medal, 1931
  • Where object was made: United States
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: 7.2 cm
    Object Diameter: 2 13/16 in
  • Gift of Dr. Franklin D. Murphy
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0087

Recto: Image of man (identified as Charles Lindburgh). He is wearing his flight suit and cap with goggles around neck. Name appears at top.

Verso: Images of mythical figures. At TC there is a nude figure that is moving through the sky and is holding bolts of lightning. At BR there is a figure that is blowing out wind. At CL there is the angel of death with wings, crown, and skull head.