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Priestley, Joseph (1733 - 1804)
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Image caption[Priestley Medal]
Associated name American Chemical Society
Creator (Sculptor) Pietz, Adam
Image Type Photograph of item
Image Date [not before 1922]
Size 18 x 12.5 cm.
Call number Smith P/P933.24 M
Notes Photograph of recto and verso of the Priestley Medal, designed by Adam Pietz. Caption on recto of medal: Joseph Priestley. Caption on verso of medal: For distinguished services to chemistry; Awarded by the American Chemical Society. 7 copies. Caption on verso of Copy 2: Proof J P Medal - 1922; I Remsen - 1st - 1923; E F S - 2nd - 1926. Caption refers to the establishment of the Medal in 1922 and the first two recipients of the award, Ira Remsen in 1923 and Edgar Fahs Smith in 1926. Copy 1 (not scanned) is a photograph of the medal hand painted to increase contrast.