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Beatrice Fenton


Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Studied at the School of Industrial Art 1903 to 1904 and Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art 1904 to 1911. Taught at the Moore Institute of Art. She appears in a painting, “The Coral Necklace” by Thomas Eakins.

She designed the Alben Barkley vice presidential mint medal (USM 651).

She died in Philadelphia.

bio: Fielding; P-F; IntWW 83; WWWA-9; WWWAmArt

Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies


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