De Kaiser op 13 Feb 1917: aan onze Zijde is het Recht en de Moraliteit [The "Emperor" on 13 Feb 1917: on our side is justice and the morality]

 
De Kaiser op 13 Feb 1917: aan onze Zijde is het Recht en de Moraliteit [The "Emperor" on 13 Feb 1917: on our side is justice and the morality]
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  • Title :     De Kaiser op 13 Feb 1917: aan onze Zijde is het Recht en de Moraliteit [The "Emperor" on 13 Feb 1917: on our side is justice and the morality]
  • Artist:     Unknown, Designer
  • Accession:     84.1.46
  • Country:     Netherlands
  • Date:     1917
  • Dimensions:     Inches 3 diameter, Centimeters 7.6 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Collection Theme:     War and Political Propaganda
  • Subject:     Portraits , War/Military , World War I 1914-1918 , Medal/Medallion/Medallic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     84.1.46 OBVERSE.JPG, 84.1.46 REVERSE.JPG
  • Tags:     War and Political Propaganda
Description:
Circular bronze medal with obverse depicting Kaiser Wilhelm II as the swan-knight Lohengrin on an ironclad swan boat and an inscription from a February speech; the reverse depicts the neutral Dutch steamer Amstelstroom which was sunk by a trio of German torpedo crafts on March 23, 1917. See also TD1990.253.16.