Cotton States and International Exposition Award Medal

Cotton States and International Exposition Award Medal
Cotton States and International Exposition Award Medal
Title
Cotton States and International Exposition Award Medal
Date 
1895
Medium 
Bronze; cardboard, paper
Dimensions 
case: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm ) diameter: 2 1/4 in. ( 5.7 cm )
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
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, at lower left: "GORHAM MFG. CO." Inscription: obverse, at lower right: "PH. MARTINY SC. N.Y."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group