Artist Paul Manship, American, 1885-1966
Manufacturer Medallic Art Company
Title
  • Medal, Issued to Commemorate the Dead of World War I of the City of Detroit
Date 1919
Medium bronze
Dimensions Overall: 2 3/4 inches (7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Miss J. M. M. McGwire in memory of Helen Plumb
Accession Number 57.45
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Signed Signed, on reverse: PM
Inscriptions Inscribed, on obverse: VIXIT VICIT VIVET
Inscribed, on reverse, around outer circle: PRESENTED BY THE CITY OF DETROIT 1919
Inscribed, on reverse, on cartouche scroll: IN MEMORY|OF ONE WHO|DIED IN THE |CAUSE OF |FREEDOM AND| HUMANITY.
1957-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)