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Elbert H. Gary, United States Steel Corporation Service Medal (obverse)

1926 Anthony de Francisci Born: Palermo, Italy 1887 Died: New York, New York 1964 brass 1 1/8 in. (3.0 cm) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Gilda Slate 1966.110.19 Not currently on view


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This uniface medal sample is one of several Anthony de Francisci created  to honor Elbert Gary (1846-1927), who founded the United States Steel Corporation in 1901, and after whom the city of Gary, Indiana, is named. The sample represents the obverse of the true medal, on which a portrait of Gary would appear.

Keywords

Portrait male - Gary, Elbert H. - 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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