Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Art Deco medallic reverse

  • Medicine and medals in 19th and 20th century France

    Ira Rezak Sarah Elizabeth Freeman, in the course of introducing her catalog of medical medals in the collection of the Johns Hopkins Uni¬≠versity, quotes Warwick Wroth as saying (c 1892) that medals “are the mirrors which the men of the past delighted to hold up to every momentous event, or to every event which seemed…