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World's Columbian Exposition Commemorative Presentation Medal

A work made of bronze.
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Date:

1892/94

Artist:

Louis Saint-Gaudens
American, 1854–1913

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Americas

Artist

Louis Saint-Gaudens

Title

World's Columbian Exposition Commemorative Presentation Medal

Place

United States (Artist's nationality)

Date

c. 1892–1894

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Inscription above eagle: "E.PLVRIBVS/VNVM" Inscription on left half: "THE/COLVMBIAN/ EXHIBITION/ IN COMMEM/ ORATION/OF/THE/FOVR HVNDREDTH/ANNIVERSARY/OF THE LANDING/ OF COLVMBVS/TO/WILLIAMS/BRADFORD" Inscription around curve of bottom: "MDCCCXCII-MDCCCXCIII"

Dimensions

Diam.: 10.2 cm (4 in.)

Credit Line

Hutchinson Ryerson Medal Fund

Reference Number

1900.447

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