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Pandora One Medal

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Accession# 1988.022
Artist Weinberg, Elbert
Collection Art Objects
Credit line Gift of Beatrice Gilman Proske
Date 1971
Description "Pandora One Medal" by Elbert Weinberg

Medal/Pandora/the bomb/death

"The medal's obverse depicts the myth of Pandora's box where the miseries of the world were unwittingly released by teh curious woman, Pandora. However, the sculptor allegorically equated the creation of the bomb and teh myth by depicting a grinning death's head rising from the box. On the reverse an atomic cloud signals the end of the world." (Salmon 267)
Home Location Storage (1996)
Makers mark [Medallic Art Co]
Material Bronze
Medium Metal/bronze/struck
Object ID S.1988.022
Object Name Medal
Recfrom Proske, Beatrice Gilman
Signed Name [signed]
Sub-category Art
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