Plate from Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition 1909

 
Plate from Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition 1909
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  • Title :     Plate from Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition 1909
  • Artist:     Bachrach & Company Maker
  • Accession:     85.9.53
  • Country:     United States San Francisco California
  • Date:     circa 1909
  • Dimensions:     Inches 9-3/4 diameter, Centimeters 24.8 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     World's Fairs and Expositions , Metal/Metal Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     85.9.53.JPG
  • Tags:     World's Fairs and Expositions~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Enameled tin souvenir plate with design of the exposition emblem which represents three seated female figures; central figure in white holding a golden nugget represents the North or Northlands; the figure on the right holding a train represents the South Seas or Communication; the figure on the left wearing a kimono and holding a ship represents the Orient or Navigation; inscription around rim.