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American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Medal

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 1999-00351

Content Description

Obverse has nude male figure with torch, grasping rays of sun, astride an industrial landscape. Reverse shows hand (of Archimedes?) with lever and earth. With motto: "Give me where to stand and I will move the Earth." On rim: "Theodor von Karman 1941 Leader in aerodynamics and aircraft design."

Provenance

ACQUIRED WHERE: Estate of T. von Karman

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1941-01-01

Creator

Extent

1 unspecified containers : MEDIUM: gold-plated; FORMAT: medal; LENGTH: 2.75 inches diam.; QUANTITY: 1