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United States of America Medal

n.d. Paul Manship Born: St. Paul, Minnesota 1885 Died: New York, New York 1966 bronze 3 in. (7.6 cm) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the artist 1965.16.95 Not currently on view


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Research has not revealed the purpose of this uniface medal, but the image of the eagle appears in slightly different form in Paul Manship’s medals associated with the American military.

Keywords

Animal - bird - eagle

Object - foliage - olive branch

Object - weapon - bow and arrow

sculpture - medal

metal - bronze

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