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The Joseph Henry Medal

modeled 1879, struck 1987 William Barber Born: London, England 1807 Died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1879 Charles Barber Born: London, England 1840 Died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1917 gold-plated bronze 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 1/8 in. (6.3 x 6.3 x 0.4 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the James F. Dicke Family 2007.39.2 Not currently on view


Keywords

Portrait male - Henry, Joseph

sculpture - medal

metal - bronze

metal - gold

About William Barber

Born: London, England 1807 Died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1879

About Charles Barber

Born: London, England 1840 Died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1917