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medal
  • Alexander Stirling Calder
    1870–1945
    born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • medal, 1938
  • 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
  • 1954.0103
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Recto: Image of mother holding baby in both hands. Woman is squatting and facing to the right. Child has arms raised and there is a sphere shaped object above child's hands. Text surrounds image.

Verso: Image of two nude men and woman. Woman at right is standing on right leg with left leg raised and left hand placed on shoulder of man in center. Her right hands clasps the right hand of man. Man at center is standing with left hand placed on shoulder of man. Man at left holds arms of man in center and stands on right leg with left leg raised. Text at CR, CL, and BC.