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The Cullum Geographical Medal

Artist:
Victor David Brenner (American (born Lithuania), Kaunas 1871–1924 New York)
Designer:
Lydia Field Emmet (American, New Rochelle, New York 1866–1952)
Date:
1890–1898
Medium:
Lead
Dimensions:
Diam. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of the artist, 1898
Accession Number:
98.10.5
Not on view
Inscription: inscribed on the obverse: THE AMERICAN GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY OF NEW YORK; inscribed on the reverse: AWARDED TO / ROBERT E PEARY / FOR HIS EXPEDI / TION OF MDCCCXCII / WHICH DETERMINED / THE INSULARITY / OF GREENLAND; THE CULLUM GEOGRAPHICAL MEDAL; signed: L. F. Emmet Inv. V. D. Brenner Fec.
the artist (until 1898)
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