Medal

Medal

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Benjamin Pike, Jr. (1808-1864) won this bronze medal in 1853. The obverse has a goddess, a winged god, a second woman, “J. A. OERTEL DEL” and “C. C. WRIGHT SC.” The reverse has “EXHIBITION / OF THE / INDUSTRY / OF ALL NATIONS / NEW-YORK / 1853." Johannes Adam Simon Oertel (1823-1909) was a German-American clergyman and artist. Charles Cushing Wright (1796-1854) was an American artist and engraver.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
medal
Measurements
overall: 5.55 mm x 57.55 mm; 7/32 in x 2 9/32 in
ID Number
PH.334874
catalog number
334874
accession number
312744
subject
Science & Scientific Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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