Commemorative medal for Féte du Travail [Labor Day]

 
Commemorative medal for Féte du Travail [Labor Day]
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  • Title :     Commemorative medal for Féte du Travail [Labor Day]
  • Artist:     P. R. Trampus Photographer
  • Accession:     TD1992.93.8
  • Country:     France Vichy
  • Date:     1942
  • Dimensions:     Inches 5-1/8 7-1/4, Centimeters 13.0 18.4
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
  • Subject:     Vichy , Agriculture , Laborers/Workers , Portraits , Medal/Medallion/Medallic Design , Commemoration
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1992.93.8.JPG
  • Tags:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Description:
Black and white photograph depicting side by side obverse and reverse images of a circular bronze medal commemorating French Labor Day; obverse view is an image of a man holding a sickle leaning against an oversized double headed ax; at right sits a woman tending to several children; reverse image is a profile of Marshal Philippe Petain bordered by inscriptions.