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New Frontiers

Designer:
James Earle Fraser (American, Winona, Minnesota 1876–1953 Westport, Connecticut)
Date:
1952
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Diam. 2-7/8 in. (7.3 cm.)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Gift of the Society of Medalists, 1953
Accession Number:
53.12.1,2
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (obverse, bottom): JAMES EARLE FRASER [copyright mark]; inscribed (obverse): NEW FRONTIERS; inscribed (reverse): PONY EXPRESS; TEN DAYS TO / SAN FRANCISCO

Marking: (edge): THE SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS 45TH ISSUE 1952 JAMES E. FRASER SCULPTOR / MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE
Society of Medalists, New York (until 1953; their gift to MMA)

Albert TenEyck Gardner. American Sculpture: A Catalogue of the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1965, p. 128.

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