Medal

Medal

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Description
The obverse of this rectangular bronze medal has portrait bust to right and “WILLIAM SYDNEY THAYER” and “BALTIMORE 1912.” The reverse is blank. William Sydney Thayer (1864-1932) was a research scientist and professor of medicine at The Johns Hopkins University Medical School. This medal was struck after Harvard failed to lure Thayer away from Baltimore. The “J. M. Miller” inscription identifies the sculptor, Joseph Maxwell Miller (1877-1933).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Medal
Other Terms
Medal; Commemorative & Association Items
date made
1912
associated dates
1912 01 01+ / 1912 01 01+, 1912 12 31- / 1912 12 31-
associated place
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Physical Description
metal, brass (overall material)
Measurements
average spatial: 7.7 cm x 5.7 cm x.2 cm; 3 1/16 in x 2 1/4 in x 1/16 in
ID Number
MG.302606.384
accession number
302606
catalog number
302606.384
Credit Line
Gift of The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland
subject
Medicine
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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