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Maker(s):Wright, Charles Cushing
Culture:American (1796-1857)
Title:Daneil Websiter medal
Date Made:ca. 1852
Type:Sculpture, Medallic art
Materials:metal: struck bronzed copper
Place Made:United States
Measurements:overall: dia: 3 h: 1/4 in.
Accession Number:  HD 2015.36.62
Credit Line:Anonymous bequest

Description:
Struck bronzed copper medal made by engraver and medallist Charles Cushing Wright (1796-1857). Obverse: profile bust of Daniel Webster under his name. Under te bust is: "C.C. Wright. D & F." Reverse: a commemorative column, surmounted by a globe, the base of the column inscribed: “I STILL LIVE” with buildings from Dartmouth College in the background. The entire scene is surrounded by the legend: "LIBERTY AND UNION. NOW AND FOREVER. ONE AND INSEPARABLE.” And at the base of the column: “Meade Bros. Dag.” and: “F. W. Green Pub."
name around, signed C. C. Wright (Charles Cushing W”, patinated copper, c. 1852.

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