Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition Seattle 1909

 
Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition Seattle 1909
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  • Title :     Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition Seattle 1909
  • Artist:     F. Ziegler Designer Gorham Co. Maker
  • Accession:     85.1.41 a,b
  • Country:     United States
  • Date:     1909
  • Dimensions:     Inches 3 diameter Dimensions, medal (a), Centimeters 7.6 diameter Dimensions, medal (a)
  • Collection:     Object
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     World's Fairs and Expositions , Figurative , Native American , Laborers/Workers , Nationalism , Medal/Medallion/Medallic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     85.1.41.JPG
  • Tags:     World's Fairs and Expositions
Description:
Circular bronze medal with obverse depicting a seated Columbia with portrait of George Washington in one hand and laurel bough in the other while resting her feet on a cornucopia; standing to her right are a lumberjack and gold miner; at left is a Native American in a canoe; in the background are the waters of the North with steamboat, the sun rising and legend above; reverse depicts a decorative flora and fauna border with centralized bronze medal panel which is plain and unengraved; in original green cardboard box with green velvet lining. a: medal; b: box