Ford A Century of Progress Chicago

 
Ford A Century of Progress Chicago
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  • Title :     Ford A Century of Progress Chicago
  • Artist:     Walter Dorwin Teague Designer René P. Chambellan Maker Medallic Art Co. Maker
  • Accession:     TD1992.26.2 a,b
  • Country:     United States New York New York
  • Date:     circa 1934
  • Dimensions:     Inches 1/8 3 diameter Dimensions, medal (a) Inches 7/8 4-1/2 4-5/8 Dimensions, case (b), Centimeters 0.3 7.6 diameter Dimensions, medal (a) Centimeters 2.2 11.4 11.7 Dimensions, case (b)
  • Collection:     Object
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     Automobiles , World's Fairs and Expositions , Medal/Medallion/Medallic Design , Transportation
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1992.26.2_OBV.JPG, TD1992.26.2_REV.JPG
  • Tags:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism~World's Fairs and Expositions
Description:
Circular silver medal with obverse depicting a high relief image of a large V and the number 8 placed symmetrically over one another with inscription at sides and lower edge; reverse depicts a high relief image of the letter V and number 8 forming an arrow set against the form of a wheel with inscription; arrived in blue velvet and satin lined leather case; a: medal, b: case