Frank Gasparro holding the Flowing Hair Liberty Plaster Photograph, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 1977

Description (Brief):

In this photograph Frank Gasparro (in the foreground) holds a plaster model for his proposed dollar coin design of the Flowing Hair Liberty with Phrygian cap (liberty cap.) In the background are two other models of his design. The first illustrates Mary Brooks, 31st director of the United States Mint, 1969—1977 the other is unidentified. The photographer is unknown.

Date Made: ca 1977

Original Artist: Gasparro, Frank

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Subject: Art - Currency


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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Christina Gasparro Hansen

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2009.0005.025Catalog Number: 2009.0005.025Accession Number: 2009.0005

Object Name: photograph

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 25.4 cm x 20.3 cm; 10 in x 8 in


Record Id: nmah_1373632

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