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Isaac Pitman Commemorative Medal
Date: 1887
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Medium: Bronze
Dimensions: Overall (diameter): 1 15/16 in. (5 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Isaac Pitman facing left, surrounded by legend within line border: "ISAAC PITMAN INVENTOR OF PHONOGRAPHY/1837-1887." Reverse contains inscription at center enclosed by laurel wreath: "FROM/THE AMERICAN FRIENDS/OF/ISAAC PITMAN/TO COMMEMORATE HIS/FIFTY YEARS OF WORK/TO IMPROVE THE/STENOGRAPHIC ART."
Object Number: INV.3318
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Marks: Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at center: "TIFFANY & CO."