Cotton States and International Exposition Award Medal

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Title:
Cotton States and International Exposition Award Medal
Date: 
1895
Medium: 
Bronze; cardboard, paper
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
case: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm ) diameter: 2 1/4 in. ( 5.7 cm )
Date End: 
1 895
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing allegorical figure of Columbia holding a cornucopia; putti holding tablet labeled "INDUSTRY" at her feet; exposition building in background at left; legend: "ATLANTA-GEORGIA/U.S.A." Reverse bears inscription within central space, with raised tablet for recipient's name, flanked by branches and surmounted by eagle: "COTTON STATES/AND INTERNATIONAL/EXPOSITION/AWARDED TO/Marks Arnheim & Co./ATLANTA/GEORGIA/U.S.A./MDCCCXCV." Dark blue round cardboard case.
Credit Line: 
Estate of V.H. Paltsits, 1953
Object Number: 
INV.4736
Date Begin: 
1895
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group