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A.D.T. Burglary and Fire Protection Medal (design for obverse)

1955 Joseph E. Renier Born: Union Hill, New Jersey 1887 Died: New York, New York 1966 Medallic Art Company (Founder) bronze 3 in. (7.7 cm) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Joseph Renier 1967.93.55 Not currently on view


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ADT was known as the American District Telegraph when it was organized in 1874. The obverse of Joseph Renier’s design depicts a Roman warrior whose shield symbolizes the protection offered by ADT. to industries and homes. Research has not revealed the purpose for which this medal was designed.

Keywords

Architecture Exterior - industry - factory

Cityscape - bird's eye view

Cityscape - weather - lightning

Disaster - fire

Figure male - full length

Object - weapon - sword

Occupation - military - gladiator

Study

sculpture - medal

metal - bronze

relief

About Joseph E. Renier

Born: Union Hill, New Jersey 1887 Died: New York, New York 1966

About Medallic Art Company

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