Elbert H. Gary, United States Steel Corporation Service Medal (obverse)

  • Anthony de Francisci, Elbert H. Gary, United States Steel Corporation Service Medal (obverse), 1926, brass, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Gilda Slate, 1966.110.19

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This uniface medal sample is one of several Anthony de Francisci created  to honor Elbert Gary (1846-1927), who founded the United States Steel Corporation in 1901, and after whom the city of Gary, Indiana, is named. The sample represents the obverse of the true medal, on which a portrait of Gary would appear.

Title
Elbert H. Gary, United States Steel Corporation Service Medal (obverse)
Artists
Date
1926
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
1 1/8 in. (3.0 cm) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Gilda Slate

Mediums
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Gary, Elbert H. – bust
Object Number
1966.110.19
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