Medal

Medal

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The obverse of this bronze medal has an image of ancient physician (presumably Hippocrates). The reverse has “1ER CONGRESO / ARGENTINO / BRONCOSOESOFAGOLOGIA / CHEVALIER JACKSON / ALTA GRACIA / CORDOBA/ 12-13 DICEMBRE 1947.” Chevalier L. Jackson (1865-1958) invented the bronchoscope. His son, Chevalier L. Jackson (1900-1961), was also a physician.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Medal
award, medal
Other Terms
Medal; Medals; Commemorative and Association
associated dates
1947 12 12+ / 1947 12 12+, 1947 12 13- / 1947 12 13-
1947 12 12+ / 1947 12 12+, 1947 12 13- / 1947 12 13-
Associated Name
Jackson, Chevalier
associated place
United States
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
blue (overall color)
Measurements
overall:.2 cm x 2.7 cm; 1/16 in x 1 1/16 in
overall: 1 1/2 in x 1 1/8 in x 1/8 in; 3.81 cm x 2.8575 cm x.3175 cm
ID Number
MG.300428.350
accession number
300428
catalog number
300428.350
Credit Line
Chevalier Jackson Collection, from Ms. Joan Bugby
subject
Medicine
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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