Normandie Cie Gle Transatlantique French Line Le Havre - New York 1935 [La Normandie, Compagnie Générale Transatlantique French Line, La Harve - New York 1935]

 
Normandie Cie Gle Transatlantique French Line Le Havre - New York 1935 [La Normandie, Compagnie Générale Transatlantique French Line, La Harve - New York 1935]
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  • Title :     Normandie Cie Gle Transatlantique French Line Le Havre - New York 1935 [La Normandie, Compagnie Générale Transatlantique French Line, La Harve - New York 1935]
  • Artist:     Jean Vernon Designer Raymond Delamarre Designer Paris Mint Maker
  • Accession:     83.1.56.1
  • Country:     France Paris
  • Date:     1935
  • Dimensions:     Inches 2-5/8 diameter, Centimeters 6.7 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Collection Theme:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism
  • Subject:     Ocean Travel , Travel , Transportation , Medal/Medallion/Medallic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     83.1.56.1_OBVERSE.JPG, 83.1.56.1_REVERSE.JPG
  • Tags:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism
Description:
Circular bronze medal commemorating the Normandy Transatlantic ocean liner; obverse side depicts a classical female figure with upraised arms standing superimposed against a large rearing sea horse; reverse side depicts a port side view of the steamer at full speed, Le Havre-New York General Transatlantic Co., French Line; struck by Paris Mint; cornucopia; tan gold patina. One of a pair of S.S. Normandie Medals, 1935; obverse designed by Jean Vernon and reverse designed by Raymond Delamarre, sc.