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

1925 Anthony de Francisci Born: Palermo, Italy 1887 Died: New York, New York 1964 Medallic Art Company (Founder) bronze 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Gilda Slate 1966.110.9 Not currently on view


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James H. McGraw Sr. was a founder of the McGraw-Hill Publishing Company. Research has not yet revealed the nature of this award. Anthony de Francisci’s uniface artist’s strike, or sample, represents the reverse of the true medal and shows the name of the recipient in 1925. The obverse of the medal shows a profile of McGraw (see 1966.110.7).

Keywords

Allegory - arts and sciences - industry

Figure male - full length

Figure male - nude

Object - other - globe

sculpture - medal-sample

metal - bronze

cast

relief

About Anthony de Francisci

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

About Medallic Art Company

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