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Walt Whitman medal
  • Paul Fjelde
    born: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States ; died: Brewster, Massachusetts, United States
  • Walt Whitman medal, 1956
  • Where object was made: United States
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: 7.4 cm
    Object Diameter: 2 7/8 in
  • Gift of Dr. Franklin D. Murphy
  • Not on display
  • 1956.0047

Recto: Bust of man set in profile and facing to the left (Walt Whitman). Man has a beard, hair combed back, and wears a coat. Text surrounds image.

Verso: Image of bird perched on a plant with leaves in background. Text below image.