Avard-Tennyson Fairbanks, American, 1897 - 1987
Medallic Art Company



Bronze medal

Overall: 3 1/2 × 2 5/16 × 3/16 in. (8.9 × 5.9 × 0.5 cm)

Weight: 166 g (0.4 lb.)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Roger Arvid Anderson Collection - 250th Anniversary Gift, 1769-2019



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Sculpture: Medal

Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, on obverse, lower right: Avard Fairbanks SC 1933 Copyright; lower left: COURAGE; inscribed, on reverse: DEDICATED/ to all / those who have / the courage to / face adversity / with a conquering / spirit. Stamped, bottom edge: MEDALLIC ART CO.NY.

Publication History

Roger Arvid Anderson, The Roger Arvid Anderson Collection, Medals, Medallions, Plaquettes and Small Reliefs, Paintings, Sculpture, Works on Paper and Textiles, San Francisco: Roger Arvid Anderson (published privately), design by David L. Wilson, 2015, p. 237.


Acquired by Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, California, date unknown; lent to present collection, 1998; given to present collection, 2016.

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