James H. McGraw Award for Advancement of the Electrical Industry (reverse)

  • Anthony de Francisci, James H. McGraw Award for Advancement of the Electrical Industry (reverse), 1925, bronze, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Gilda Slate, 1966.110.9

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James H. McGraw Sr. was a founder of the McGraw-Hill Publishing Company. Research has not yet revealed the nature of this award. Anthony de Francisci’s uniface artist’s strike, or sample, represents the reverse of the true medal and shows the name of the recipient in 1925. The obverse of the medal shows a profile of McGraw (see 1966.110.7).

Title
James H. McGraw Award for Advancement of the Electrical Industry (reverse)
Artist
Founder
Date
1925
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Gilda Slate

Mediums
Mediums Description
bronze
Classifications
Keywords
  • Allegory – arts and sciences – industry
  • Figure male – full length
  • Figure male – nude
  • Object – other – globe
Object Number
1966.110.9
Palette
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