Medallion

Description:

In 1954, having won the Pulitzer Prize for his autobiography, The Spirit of St. Louis, Charles A. Lindbergh donated the $500 prize money to the School of Dental and Oral Surgery at Columbia University in honor of Charles Henry Land (1847–1922), an innovative dentist and his maternal grandfather. Lindbergh also donated several small items that Land had made for him. One was this small medallion.

Maker: Land, Charles Henry

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Columbia Univeristy School of Dental and Oral Surgery and Charles A. Lindbergh

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.258357.54Catalog Number: 258357.54Accession Number: 285357

Object Name: ToyOther Terms: Toy; Dentistry

Measurements: overall: 2 in; x 5.08 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-6fe6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_724029

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