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Catalog Number M-F85-115
Object Name Medal
Title Associated Advertising Clubs of the World Medal
Artist Unknown
Date 1916
Description Obverse: "TRUTH" in center over image of globe. "ASSOCIATED ADVERTISING CLUBS OF THE WORLD" around perimeter.
Reverse: full-length profile of seated man holding a staff, with an industrial landscape in the background. "12TH ANNUAL CONVENTION PHILADELPHIA JUNE 25-30 1916" at bottom. "THE WORLD'S GREATEST WORKSHOP" around top perimeter.
Top Bar: attached to medal with faded green ribbon. Profile portrait of Benjamin Franklin at top. "POOR RICHARD CLUB" at top and "PHILADELPHIA" at bottom, both on banners.
Dimensions H-3.5 W-1.875 D-0.125 inches
Credit line American Philosophical Society
Search Terms 20th century
twentieth century
Founding Father
advertising
Philadelphia