È Meglio Vivere un Giorno da Leone Che Cento Anni da Pecora Con Fede Pura Come Questa Foglia di Rame [It is better to live one day as a lion than 100 years as a sheep with faith as pure as this leaf of copper]

 
È Meglio Vivere un Giorno da Leone Che Cento Anni da Pecora Con Fede Pura Come Questa Foglia di Rame [It is better to live one day as a lion than 100 years as a sheep with faith as pure as this leaf of copper]
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  • Title :     È Meglio Vivere un Giorno da Leone Che Cento Anni da Pecora Con Fede Pura Come Questa Foglia di Rame [It is better to live one day as a lion than 100 years as a sheep with faith as pure as this leaf of copper]
  • Artist:     Unknown, Maker
  • Accession:     84.1.51
  • Country:     Italy
  • Date:     1935
  • Dimensions:     Inches 4 6, Centimeters 10.2 15.2
  • Collection:     Object
  • Collection Theme:     Colonialism
  • Subject:     Fascism , Medal/Medallion/Medallic Design , Colonialism
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     84.1.51.JPG
  • Tags:     Colonialism
Description:
Ethiopian War Contraband plaque; rectangular copper sheet with fasces at center surrounded by fascist motto which translates to "It is better to live one day as a lion than 100 years as a sheep, with faith as pure as this leaf of copper".