Anthony de Francisci, Medallic Art Company, 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
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).
James H. McGraw Award for Advancement of the Electrical Industry (reverse)
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2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm) diam.
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Mrs. Gilda Slate
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- Figure male – full length
- Allegory – arts and sciences – industry
- Object – other – globe
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