Medal

Medal

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The obverse of this bronze medal has a portrait bust facing ¾ right and “ALFRED C. FONES MEMORIAL MEDAL 1940.” The reverse has a woman in flowing robes with arms outstretched, and “CONNECTICUT / STATE / DENTAL / ASS’N / FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN THE ART / AND SCIENCE OF DENTISTRY/ DR. JOHN OPPIE McCALL / 1968.” Alfred Civilion Fones (1869-1938) was a Connecticut dentist and founder of the first school of dental hygiene. John Oppie McCall (1880-1978) was the director of a dental clinic in New York City.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
medal
date made
1940-1968
Measurements
medal:.5 cm x 8.7 cm; 3/16 in x 3 7/16 in
case: 5.2 cm x 15 cm x 15 cm; 2 1/16 in x 5 7/8 in x 5 7/8 in
ID Number
1984.0643.02
catalog number
1984.0643.02
accession number
1984.0643
Credit Line
Gift of J.O. McCall
subject
Dentistry
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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