Century of Progress World's Fair medal

Century of Progress World's Fair medal
Century of Progress World's Fair medal
Title
Century of Progress World's Fair medal
Date 
1933
Medium 
Metal, paper, cloth,
Dimensions 
Medallion: 1/4 x 2 3/4 in. diameter, box: 4 x 4 x 7/8 in.
Description 
Souvenir medal of the 1933 "Century of Progress World's Fair of 1933". Relief of a man who is, according to the brochure "The youthful figure of strength, energy and action [that] represents the intellectual arch between nature's resources and man's work". He is flanked by the words "Research" and Industry". On the reverse is a bird-eye view diagram of the World's Fair grounds surrounded by the words "1933- A Century Of Progress- International Exposition-Chicago". In original cloth lined black presentation box.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.1922
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Creative: Tronvig Group