Gl. Garibaldi The Friend of Italy

 
Gl. Garibaldi The Friend of Italy
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  • Title :     Gl. Garibaldi The Friend of Italy
  • Artist:     Unknown, Designer
  • Accession:     83.1.149
  • Country:     Italy
  • Date:     circa 1860
  • Dimensions:     Inches 1-1/2 diameter, Centimeters 3.8 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Collection Theme:     War and Political Propaganda
  • Subject:     Portraits , Freedom and Art , Nationalism , Medal/Medallion/Medallic Design , Propaganda
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     83.1.149 (OBVERSE).JPG, 83.1.149 (REVERSE).JPG
  • Tags:     War and Political Propaganda
Description:
Garibaldi Freedom to Italy Medal; circular medal with obverse depicting the uniformed bust 3/4 left of Giuseppe Garibaldi, the friend of Italy; the reverse depicts the crowned arms of kingdom, Freedom to Italy; style of British Birmingham popular medalists.