Edward Jenner medal

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Title

Edward Jenner medal

Subject

Loos, Friedrich Wilhelm (artist)
Vaccination
Medals
Bronze (metal)
Jenner, Edward, 1749-1823

Description

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 by dancing children. The medal was crafted by Friedrich Wilhelm Loos.

Abstract

Bronze medal commemorating the work fo Edward Jenner

Creator

Loos, Friedrich Wilhelm

Date Created

1800, circa

Rights

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Access Rights

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Is Part Of

Storer Memorial Collection of Medical Medals (1798)

Format

image

Extent

1 medal

Medium

Bronze (metal)

Language

English

Type

physical object

Provenance

From the Storer Memorial Collection of Medical Medals; gift of Dr. Horatio R. Storer to the Boston Medical Library in memory of Dr. David Humphreys Storer, 1900

Files

http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/file_upload/vaccinestorermedal.jpg

Citation

Loos, Friedrich Wilhelm, “Edward Jenner medal,” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed June 3, 2023, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6635.

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