This portrait medal depicts Idea Louise Strong Hammond. She was born the daughter of an American minister in rural Ohio in 1859. Her mother had studied at Yale University and insisted that all her children receive a solid education. Idea, along with her brother, went to study in Chicago. After her studies, she became a promising art student, but she abandoned her ambitions after her marriage to Willam Andrew Hammond. She was known as a very artistic, resourceful and determined, charismatic woman.
|Title||Medal Portraying Louise Strong Hammond|
|Medium and support||
founding (metal or glass working)
|Signatures, inscriptions, and markings||name and year on the front side: MCMVI ; LOUISE ; STRONG ; HAMMOND|
|signature, inscription and year on the front side: FEC A.D.|
|Object type||portrait medal|
|Art & Architecture Thesaurus||300189808 figures (representations) AAT|
female sex; woman
61BB2 historical persons - BB - woman Iconclass
61BB2(LOUISE STRONG HAMMOND) historical person (LOUISE STRONG HAMMOND) - BB - woman Iconclass
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