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Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

1926

  • Work on this object began.

2022

Medal, President's Medal of the Architectural League

This is a Medal. It was from the office of Architectural League of New York.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It has been able to spend time at the museum on loan from Cooper Union Library.

It is dated 1926. Its medium is brass. It is a part of the department.

The Architectural League was founded in 1881 by 26 young architects who wanted a space to develop their skills, offer lectures, and host exhibitions relating to the art of architecture. In 1926, Sarah and Eleanor were awarded the President’s Medal of the League for their contribution to design education. The sisters were the first women to receive this distinction.

It is credited The Cooper Union Archives and Special Collections.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 1 × 13 cm (3/8 × 5 1/8 in.)

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