Pangborn Brothers Medal

  • Ralph J. Menconi, Joseph E. Renier, Pangborn Brothers Medal, 1954, bronze, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Renier, 1967.93.41

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Joseph Renier’s medal commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the Pangborn Company of Hagerstown, Maryland, founded by Thomas W. and John C. Pangborn, whose portraits appear on the obverse. The company invented the sandblasting process, which has been used for more than a century in the steelmaking, construction, aerospace, and automobile industries.

Title
Pangborn Brothers Medal
Artists
Founder
Date
1954
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Joseph Renier

Mediums
Mediums Description
bronze
Classifications
Keywords
  • Architecture Exterior – industry – factory
  • Portrait male – Pangborn, Thomas W. – bust
  • Landscape – Maryland – Hagerstown
  • Portrait male – Pangborn, John C. – bust
  • Figure group – male – bust
  • Landscape – bird's eye view
Object Number
1967.93.41
Palette
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