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James H. McGraw Award for Advancement of the Electrical Industry (obverse)

1925 Anthony de Francisci Born: Palermo, Italy 1887 Died: New York, New York 1964 bronze 2 3/8 in. (6.1 cm) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Gilda Slate 1966.110.7 Not currently on view


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Research has not yet revealed the nature of the James H. McGraw Award for Advancement of the Electrical Industry. Anthony de Francisci's uniface artist's strike, or sample, represents the obverse of the true medal and shows a profile of James H. McGraw Sr., a founder of McGraw-Hill Publishing Company.

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Object - written matter - book

Portrait male - McGraw, James H. - bust

sculpture - medal-sample

metal - bronze

cast

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About Anthony de Francisci

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

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