Aan Avros Huis Bouwde Ik Mee Anno 1935 [I helped build the house of AVRO, in the year 1935]

 
Aan Avros Huis Bouwde Ik Mee Anno 1935 [I helped build the house of AVRO, in the year 1935]
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  • Title :     Aan Avros Huis Bouwde Ik Mee Anno 1935 [I helped build the house of AVRO, in the year 1935]
  • Artist:     C.J. (Christiaan Johannes) van der Hoef Designer Gero (M.J. Gerritsen & Co.) Manufacturer AVRO (Algemeene Vereeniging Radio Omroep) Commissioner
  • Accession:     TD1989.289.6 a,b
  • Country:     Netherlands
  • Date:     1935
  • Dimensions:     Inches 8-1/2 5-7/8 5/8 Dimensions, overall and wood backing (b) Inches 6-7/8 4-3/8 Dimensiosn, plaque (a), Centimeters 21.6 14.9 1.5 Dimensions, overall and wood backing (b) Centimeters 17.5 11.1 Dimensions, plaque (a)
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Industrial Design
  • Subject:     Radio/TV , Communication , Commemoration , Medal/Medallion/Medallic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1989.289.6A,B.JPG
  • Tags:     Industrial Design
Description:
Rectangular silver plated plaque with ziggurat extensions at top and bottom; monogram with crowned rampant lion holding a knife. As per memo in file, this is one of two contribution plaques for the first Dutch radio station. Translates to "I helped build the house of AVRO."; a: plaque, b: wood backing