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Medal, Commemorative, Thaddeus Lowe
Thaddeus Lowe Commemorative Medal; Obverse: relief of a rider and horse and cabin depicted, embossed text "JEFFERSON 175TH ANNIVERSARY 1796-1971"; Reverse: relief of Thaddeus Lowe and a free gas balloon; medal mounted in a clear lucite plastic block.
This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.