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James Douglas Award for Achievement in Non-ferrous Metallurgy (obverse)

ca. 1922 Anthony de Francisci Born: Palermo, Italy 1887 Died: New York, New York 1964 brass 2 3/4 in. (7.0 cm) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Anthony de Francisci 1966.51.68 Not currently on view


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Anthony de Francisci designed a medal to honor James Douglas, founder of the Phelps Dodge Corporation and twice president of the American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers. The medal is awarded to acknowledge accomplishments in nonferrous metallurgy. The obverse side, seen here, shows a portrait of Douglas.

Keywords

Portrait male - Douglas, James - bust

sculpture - medal

metal - brass

cast

relief

About Anthony de Francisci

Born: Palermo, Italy 1887 Died: New York, New York 1964

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