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New York Tercentenary Medal

1914 Paul Manship Born: St. Paul, Minnesota 1885 Died: New York, New York 1966 bronze 2 3/4 in. (7.0 cm.) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the artist 1965.16.79 Not currently on view


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Paul Manship’s New York Tercentenary Medal commemorates the 300th anniversary of the founding of New York in 1614. The design for the reverse depicts a Native American offering the peace pipe to a Dutch explorer whose ship lies in the background.

Keywords

Allegory - place - New York City

Architecture - boat - sailing ship

Figure group - male

Object - furniture - chair

sculpture - medal

metal - bronze

cast

relief

About Paul Manship

Born: St. Paul, Minnesota 1885 Died: New York, New York 1966

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