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The Swamp Fox

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Accession# 1980.006
Artist Carter, Granville Wellington
Collection Art Objects
Date 1980
Description "The Swamp Fox" by Granville Wellington Carter

Medal/Rev.War/F.Marion/Swamp Fox

obverse: Francis Marion on horseback with sword in hand, leading his men; laurel spray signifying his victories; his birth and death dates
reverse: a fox in the swamp eating a snake with cattails in the background; symbolizes both native wildlife and its food chain and the defeat of the British at the hands of the "Swamp Fox"
Dimensions Dia-7.6 cm
Home Location Keepsakes/case (1995)
Makers mark [Medallic Art Co]
Material Bronze
Medium Metal/bronze/struck
Object ID S.1980.006
Object Name Medal
Recfrom Commissioned by the Trustees
Sig Loc Bottom Center of Obv
Signed Name G.W. Carter c. 1980
Sub-category Art
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