Grammy nominee medal for the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards given to Ira Tucker

  • Image for Grammy nominee medal for the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards given to Ira Tucker
  • Image for Grammy nominee medal for the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards given to Ira Tucker
  • Image for Grammy nominee medal for the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards given to Ira Tucker
3 images
Created by
Tiffany & Co., American, founded 1837
Subject of
Tucker, Ira Sr., American, 1925 - 2008
Dixie Hummingbirds, American, founded 1928
The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, American, founded 1957
Medium
bronze, ribbon
Dimensions
medal: 2 5/8 x 2 1/4 x 1/8 in. (6.7 x 5.7 x 0.3 cm)
L x W (ribbon): 17 x 1 in. (43.2 x 2.5 cm)
Type
medals
Date
2000
Description
Bronze medal bearing the relief image of a treble clef and the words "42ND / ANNUAL / GRAMMY ® / NOMINEE". The raised design and words are polished, while the field has a brushed finish. On the reverse is a relief of a Grammy award, and near the rim appears "NATIONAL ACADEMY OF RECORDING ARTS & SCIENCES". On the medal's edge is stamped "TIFFANY & CO. BRONZE". The medal is attached to a green ribbon.
Topic
African American
Gospel (Music)
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Ira Tucker, Jr. of the Dixie Hummingbirds
Object number
2013.13.25
Restrictions & Rights
© Grammy Awards. Permission required for use.
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Classification
Awards and Medals
Exhibition
Musical Crossroads
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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