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    Gold Medal with Lyndon Johnson's Comments on Conservation and the Environment, Benefiting Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. The obverse of the 18K yellow gold medallion features a bust of Lyndon Johnson wearing a cowboy hat. The reverse has Johnson's stirring statement on the environment, "'All my life I have drawn sustenance from the rivers and from the hills. . . Their message of love and challenge is written in my spirit. I want no less for all the children of America than what I was privileged to have as a boy.' - Remarks on Conservation. September 17, 1964." The medal, stamped "18kt Gold" and "0001", weighs approximately 46 grams. The photograph from which this image was taken is known in the Johnson family as LBJ's "John Wayne picture". This lot will be accompanied by a letter of authenticity signed by Lynda Johnson Robb.

    A full 100% of the net proceeds will benefit the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at the University of Texas at Austin, in honor of the 2012 Centennial of Lady Bird Johnson's birth.


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    May, 2012
    12th Saturday
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