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Adam J. Slemmer medallion

Object Number: 
INV.3630
Date: 
Probably 1861
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 3/8 in. ( 8.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "MULLER F." inscription: obverse, below design: "MULLER F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Lieutenant Adam J. Slemmer facing left with legend: "ADAM J. SLEMMER/1861." Reverse depicts Fort Pickens with American flag above; legend: "THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE,NEW-YORK,HONORS THE DEFENDERS OF FORT PICKENS / FAR OFF BUT FAITHFUL."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group