Commemorative medal, Ganz and Company January 17, 1914

 
Commemorative medal, Ganz and Company January 17, 1914
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  • Title :     Commemorative medal, Ganz and Company January 17, 1914
  • Artist:     Richard Adolf Zutt Designer
  • Accession:     TD1992.133.1
  • Country:     Hungary Budapest
  • Date:     1914
  • Dimensions:     Inches 3 2-1/2, Centimeters 7.6 6.4
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Industrial Design
  • Collection Theme:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism
  • Subject:     Industry , Ocean Travel , Transportation , Technology , Medal/Medallion/Medallic Design , Commemoration
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1992.133.1 (OBVERSE).JPG, TD1992.133.1 (REVERSE).JPG
  • Tags:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism~Industrial Design
Description:
Silver medal commemorating the production of the first ship at the factory of the Ganz and Company ship yard on an island in the Danube River near Budapest; obverse depicts a low relief image of a ship in dry dock surrounded by a cheering crowd; reverse features the image of several male figures battling one another; both sides have inscriptions along the edges.