Storer Memorial Collection of Medical Medals

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Items in the Storer Memorial Collection of Medical Medals Collection

Medallion of Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894) for Richard Briggs Co., Boston around 1895.

A number of medals were struck to commemorate Edward Jenner's research and the centennial of the first vaccinations. While most depict the physician himself, the bronze example here shows an angel draping a garland around the neck of a cow surrounded…

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