There Will be Other Towers for Thee to Build (obverse); Oak Stump and Saplings (reverse)

Walker Hancock, American, 1901 - 1998

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1940

Bronze medal

Overall: 2 13/16 × 2 13/16 × 1/4 in. (7.2 × 7.2 × 0.7 cm)

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

2016.64.79

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Medal

Classification

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscription

obverse: Signed, lower left: C[circled] HANCOCK; inscribed, around top edge: THERE WILL BE OTHER TOWERS; inscribed, lower center: FOR THEE TO / BUILD Stamped, on edge, at top: THE SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS TWENTY SECOND ISSUE 1940-WALKER HANCOCK SCULPTOR; stamped, on edge, at bottom: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

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. 238.

Provenance

Acquired by Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, California, date unknown; lent to present collection, 1993; given to present collection, 2016.

Old Number

EL.S.993.19.111

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