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In Peace and War

Designer:
Chester Beach (American, San Francisco, California 1881–1956 Brewster, New York)
Date:
1937
Medium:
Bronze, light brown patina
Dimensions:
Diam. 2-7/8 in. (7.3 cm.)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Gift of the Society of Medalists, 1937
Accession Number:
37.167.2
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (obverse): BEACH / 1937; inscribed (margin, obverse): IN PEACE SONS BURY THEIR FATHER; (margin, reverse): IN WAR THE FATHERS BURY THEIR SONS

Marking: (margin): [copyright mark]; (edge): THE SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS / SIXTEENTH ISSUE / CHESTER BEACH SCULPTOR / MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. / BRONZE
Society of Medalists (1937; their gift to MMA)

Architectural League of New York. "National Sculpture Society: Annual Bas-Relief Exhibition," May 12–22, 1937.

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