Medal

Description:

The obverse of this bronze medal has a portrait bust to left and “HENRY JACOB BIGELOW 1818-1890.” The reverse has “BOSTON SURGICAL SOCIETY FOUNDED 1914” and “AWARDED TO / JOHN M. T. FINNEY / 1932 / FOR / CONTRIBUTIONS / TO THE / ADVANCEMENT OF / SURGERY.” John Miller Turpin Finney (1863-1942) was the chief surgical consultant for the Allied Expeditionary Forces in World War I. He was also a founder and the first president of the American College of Surgeons, and he operated at The Johns Hopkins University Hospital.

Associated Dates: 1810 01 01+ / 1810 01 01+, 1890 12 31- / 1890 12 31-1932 01 01+ / 1932 01 01+, 1932 12 31- / 1932 12 31-1914 01 01+ / 1914 01 01+, 1914 12 31- / 1914 12 31-

Location: Currently not on view

Associated Place: United States: Massachusetts, Boston

Subject: Medicine

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Credit Line: Gift of The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.302606.600Accession Number: 302606Catalog Number: 302606.600

Object Name: MedalOther Terms: Medal; Commemorative & Association Items

Physical Description: metal, bronze (overall material)Measurements: average spatial: .4 cm x 8 cm; x 3/16 in x 3 1/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-9857-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1110241

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