Medal

Medal

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Description
The obverse of this bronze medal has a profile head of a child, and “PVER MELLIOR CIVIS OPTIMUS.” The reverse has “Awarded by / CHILDREN / THE MAGAZINE / FOR PARENTS / TO / ARNOLD GESELL / FOR ‘INFANCY AND HUMAN GROWTH’ / ADJUSTED THE BEST SCIENTIFIC / CONTRIBUTION TO CHILD DEVELOPMENT / PUBLISHED DURING 1928.”
Ref: “Several Awards for Books Dealing with Problems of Children,” Chicago Daily Tribune (March 30, 1929), p. 15.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Medal
Other Terms
Medal; Medicine
Measurements
medal: 3/16 in x 2 1/2 in;.47625 cm x 6.35 cm
case: 7/8 in x 3 3/4 in x 3 7/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 9.525 cm x 9.8425 cm
ID Number
2012.0165.676
accession number
2012.0165
catalog number
2012.0165.676
subject
Psychology
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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