Civic Forum Medal of Honor

  • Paul Manship, Civic Forum Medal of Honor, 1914, bronze, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist, 1965.16.92

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Paul Manship designed this medal of honor for the Civic Forum of New York City. Research has not revealed the history of the Civic Forum, but the award medal was issued in the early part of the twentieth century to acknowledge exceptional contributions to society. Notable recipients of the medal include George Washington Goethals, chief engineer of the Panama Canal (1914), Thomas A. Edison (1915), Alexander Graham Bell (1917), and Herbert Hoover (1920).

Title
Civic Forum Medal of Honor
Artists
Date
1914
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm.) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of the artist

Mediums
Classifications
Keywords
  • Object – other – torch
  • Object – art object – sculpture
  • Animal – bird – eagle
  • Figure female – full length
Object Number
1965.16.92
Palette
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