Exposition Universelle Internationale 1900 [Universal International Exposition 1900]

 
Exposition Universelle Internationale 1900 [Universal International Exposition 1900]
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  • Title :     Exposition Universelle Internationale 1900 [Universal International Exposition 1900]
  • Artist:     Jules Clemènt Chaplain Designer
  • Accession:     85.1.32
  • Country:     France
  • Date:     1900
  • Dimensions:     Inches 2-1/2 diameter, Centimeters 6.4 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Architecture
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     World's Fairs and Expositions , Allegory , Architecture/Architectural Design , Medal/Medallion/Medallic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     85.1.32.JPG
  • Tags:     World's Fairs and Expositions~Architecture
Description:
Circular bronze medallion with obverse depicting a winged female figure (possibly Liberty) flying through the air with male figure holding torch sitting atop her shoulders; architectural building in the background; surrounded by legend; reverse depicts right profile portrait of female "Republique Française" with oak tree behind and city in background to right; surrounded by legend.