John Northwood Medallion

ID: SIA2011-0488 or 32045

Creator: Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954

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Date: c. 1935

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7433, Box 3, Folder: 1 Scrapbook II, 1934-1942, "A-N"

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Summary

Front side of a medal depicting the image of John Northwood. John Northwood, (born 1836, Wordsley, Staffordshire, Eng.-died 1902), was an English glassmaker and technical innovator who sparked a resurgence of British interest in classical Greek and Roman glassworking methods, particularly in the art of cameo glass.

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Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

This image was taken by Ruel P. Tolman, former Director of Smithsonian National Collection of Fine Arts, and is included in a scrapbook of photographs of Smithsonian staff, grounds and buildings, exhibitions, and Washington, D.C. scenes. (Section A)

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7433, Box 3, Folder: 1 Scrapbook II, 1934-1942, "A-N"

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

c. 1935

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Topic

Medals

ID Number

SIA2011-0488 or 32045

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 2.25w x 2.25h; Type of Image: Object; Medium: Photographic print

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