Hallo Hallo Holland Indie [Hello Hello Holland Indies]

 
Hallo Hallo Holland Indie [Hello Hello Holland Indies]
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  • Title :     Hallo Hallo Holland Indie [Hello Hello Holland Indies]
  • Artist:     Unknown, Designer Vereniging voor Penningkunst Commissioner
  • Accession:     TD1991.101.5
  • Country:     Netherlands
  • Date:     1929
  • Dimensions:     Inches 2-5/8 diameter, Centimeters 6.7 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Industrial Design
  • Collection Theme:     Colonialism
  • Subject:     Figurative , Radio/TV , Colonialism , Medal/Medallion/Medallic Design , Communication , Commemoration
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1991.101.5 OBVERSE.JPG, TD1991.101.5 REVERSE.JPG
  • Tags:     Colonialism~Industrial Design
Description:
Circular bronze medal commemorating the first radio-telephone connection on March 11, 1917 from the Netherlands to the Dutch East Indies; obverse depicts the profile of a nude female figure taking a long stride forward with arms spread at shoulder's length on either side of her body holding up zig-zag wave shapes floating above; reverse depicts a circular graphic symbol set above Dutch inscriptions at the bottom.