Jean Mermoz

 
Jean Mermoz
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  • Title :     Jean Mermoz
  • Artist:     Georges Guiraud Designer
  • Accession:     84.1.35
  • Country:     France
  • Date:     date unknown
  • Dimensions:     Inches 5 4-1/2 1-3/4 Dimensions, frame/base Inches 2-3/4 diameter Dimensions, medal, Centimeters 12.7 11.4 4.4 Dimensions, frame/base Centimeters 7.0 diameter Dimensions, medal
  • Collection:     Object
  • Collection Theme:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism
  • Subject:     Aviation , Figurative , Animals , Medal/Medallion/Medallic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     84.1.35.JPG
  • Tags:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism
Description:
Bronze medallion encased in an upright mahogany stand/base; obverse is 3/4 view of aviator Jean Mermoz; reverse is eagle flying symbolically between two countries - France & Africa.