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ID number:  BIRRC-H0087
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  University Heritage Collection
Title / Object name:  Medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters to Galsworthy
Object type:  Medal
Materials:  Metal
Measurements:  2.8 x 7.6 cm
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On a purple ribbon with a pin attachment. The medal itself has pin attachment on the back. (Obverse) Shows a golden Pegasus flying over a cloud with a purple background. (Reverse) Gold with the centre inscribed ‘John Galsworthy Elected C.M 1929’. Around the outside of the medal in purple enamel and gold lettering is written ‘American Academy of Arts and Letters’. The medal is held in a black leather case (probably not original), which closes with a button and has an insert of blue velvet, now loose from the case.
Elected as an honorary foreign member in 1929.

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