Commemorative medal of Friedrich Tiedemann

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Title

Commemorative medal of Friedrich Tiedemann

Subject

Tiedemann, Friedrich, 1781-1861
Medals
Anatomy

Description

Tiedemann’s early research on the anatomy of the sea cucumber, sea urchin, and starfish earned him the 1812 prize of the Académie des Sciences in Paris. A commemorative bronze medal struck at the fiftieth anniversary of his doctorate, in 1854, depicts Tiedemann in profile on the obverse and the starfish on the reverse, in recognition of this work.

Abstract

Obverse and reverse of the commemorative medal in honor of Freidrich Tiedemann

Creator

Unknown

Date Created

1854

Rights

The Boston Medical Library does not hold copyright on all materials in this collection. For use information, consult Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu

Access Rights

Access to the original work depicted requires advance notice. Contact Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu for additional information

Is Part Of

Storer Memorial Collection of Medical Medals (Storer 3532)

Format

image

Extent

1 commemorative medal (front and back)

Language

Latin

Type

still image

Identifier

DigID0002870-71

Provenance

From the Storer Memorial Collection of Medical Medals. Gift of Horatio Robinson Storer, M.D., to the Boston Medical Library, 1900

Files

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Citation

Unknown, “Commemorative medal of Friedrich Tiedemann,” OnView, accessed June 22, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/13098.