Wel Vaert, Hou-Zee; Voor Trouwe en Byzondere Diensten bewezen aan de Hollandsche Stoomboot Maatschappy [Good sailing, Keep-Sea, For faithful and special services proven to the Holland Steam Navigation Company]

 
Wel Vaert, Hou-Zee; Voor Trouwe en Byzondere Diensten bewezen aan de Hollandsche Stoomboot Maatschappy [Good sailing, Keep-Sea, For faithful and special services proven to the Holland Steam Navigation Company]
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  • Title :     Wel Vaert, Hou-Zee; Voor Trouwe en Byzondere Diensten bewezen aan de Hollandsche Stoomboot Maatschappy [Good sailing, Keep-Sea, For faithful and special services proven to the Holland Steam Navigation Company]
  • Artist:     Antoon (Anthonius Hendricus Johannes) Molkenboer Designer
  • Accession:     TD1990.83.42
  • Country:     Netherlands
  • Date:     1913
  • Dimensions:     Inches 1/8 2-5/8 diameter, Centimeters 0.3 6.7 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Collection Theme:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism
  • Subject:     Sea Trade , Trade/Commerce , Travel , Commemoration , Medal/Medallion/Medallic Design , Mythology
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1990.83.42 OBVERSE.JPG, TD1990.83.42 REVERSE.JPG
  • Tags:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism
Description:
Circular bronze medallion with obverse depicting a male figure, personifying Mercury/Trade, bowing to place primitive-formed (Roman?) rowboat into curly waves; on outer rim two dolphins at the end of wave-line; reverse depicts on rim four dolphins and waves around the inscription.