Tag Archives: Prize Medal of the Ecole Pratique

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 […]