South Carolina Interstate & West Indian Exposition Charleston, South Carolina 1901-02

 
South Carolina Interstate & West Indian Exposition Charleston, South Carolina 1901-02
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  • Title :     South Carolina Interstate & West Indian Exposition Charleston, South Carolina 1901-02
  • Artist:     Gorham Co. Maker
  • Accession:     84.1.59
  • Country:     United States
  • Date:     1901 1902
  • Dimensions:     Inches 2-1/2 diameter, Centimeters 6.4 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     World's Fairs and Expositions , Medal/Medallion/Medallic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     84.1.59.JPG
  • Tags:     World's Fairs and Expositions
Description:
Circular bronze medal with obverse depicting a female seated on a throne holding a staff and ship; lush tropical trees in foreground and buildings in the background; surrounded by legend; reverse depicts ornate background of palm fronds with central cartouche superimposed.