Weekend Hour Changes

On Friday, January 19 the Library will close at 2:30 pm and the Museum will close at 6 pm. On Saturday, January 20 the Museum will open at 3 pm.

Goodwill Delegation Members Medal

Object Number: 
2428
Date: 
1923
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 11/16 in. ( 6.8 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower left of field: "V.PROUVE/1919" Inscription: reverse, at lower center of field: "H.DUBOIS" Inscription: edge, at upper left: "BRONZE"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing seated figure of bearded male with two draped female figures in background, one holding an infant; legend: "A CEUX QUI L'ONT SECOURUE, LA FRANCE ENVAHIE."; dates below: "1914 1918." Reverse bears inscription within circular panel, at center: "LE/MINISTRE/DES REGIONS LIBEREES/A/MARIE/A. VACHE/MEMBRE DE LA GOOD/WILL DELEGATION/JIUN 1923", enclosed by oak and laurel wreath.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group