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Honorary Science Award
Bausch & Lomb; Metal Arts Company
North America: USA, New York, Rochester
metal; cardboard; felt
box: 14 mm x 73 mm x 88 mm; overall: 57 mm x 44 mm

Prize plaquette, bronze. Obverse: woman in peplos standing three quarters to left, laurel wreath upheld in right hand, biconvex lens in left hand through which pass light rays. Below, on raised panel, relief text across three lines. Reverse: blank. Contained in a cardboard box, lined with green felt, with separate lid.


College Purchase, 2018

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