Figurine

Figurine

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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 hon-or 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. This is one of those items.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Figure
figurine
Other Terms
Figure; Medicine
maker
Land, Charles Henry
Measurements
overall: 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 1.905 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
MG.258357.50
catalog number
258357.50
accession number
285357
Credit Line
Columbia Univeristy School of Dental and Oral Surgery and Charles A. Lindbergh
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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