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Henry Doherty Morrey

ca. 1918 Anthony de Francisci Born: Palermo, Italy 1887 Died: New York, New York 1964 metal: brass/electrotype/patinated 5 1/2 in. (14.1 cm) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Anthony de Francisci 1966.51.60 Not currently on view


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Little is known about Henry Doherty Morrey, who appears on this medal. The inscription indicates that the young man lived only fifteen years, and was perhaps a victim of the great influenza epidemic of 1917. Anthony de Francisci may have been commissioned by the boy’s family to create this portrait as a memorial.

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Portrait male - Morrey, Henry Doherty - bust

sculpture - medal

metal - brass

relief

About Anthony de Francisci

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

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