A.D.T. Burglary and Fire Protection Medal (design for obverse)

  • Joseph E. Renier, A.D.T. Burglary and Fire Protection Medal (design for obverse), 1955, bronze, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Renier, 1967.93.55

ADT was known as the American District Telegraph when it was organized in 1874. The obverse of Joseph Renier’s design depicts a Roman warrior whose shield symbolizes the protection offered by ADT. to industries and homes. Research has not revealed the purpose for which this medal was designed.

Title
A.D.T. Burglary and Fire Protection Medal (design for obverse)
Artist
Founder
Date
1955
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
3 in. (7.7 cm) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Joseph Renier

Mediums
Mediums Description
bronze
Classifications
Keywords
  • Figure male – full length
  • Disaster – fire
  • Cityscape – bird's eye view
  • Object – weapon – sword
  • Architecture Exterior – industry – factory
Object Number
1967.93.55
Palette
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