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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Engraver: Augustus Saint-Gaudens, American, born Ireland, 1848–1907, LL.D. (HON.) 1905
Engraver: Charles E. Barber, American, born England, 1840–1917
Honorand: E. B. Estes & Sons

Medal of the World’s Columbian Exhibition, 1893

1893

Copper

210.46 g, 12:00, 76 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Dr. William Gilman Thompson, Ph.B. 1877
2001.87.7
Geography: 
Made in United States
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Dr. WIlliam GIlman Thompson, to about 1928; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., about 1928; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1928–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Helen A. Cooper et al., Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2008), 273–75, no. 167, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.