Jenny Lind Commemorative Medal

Object Number: 
1945.187b
Date: 
After 1887
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 in. ( 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of image: "A.LINDBERG" Inscription: reverse, at lower left of image: "ADOLF LINDBERG"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust-length portrait of Jenny Lind facing left with surrounding legend: "JENNY LIND . GOLDSCHMIDT FODD 6 OCT.1820 DOD 2 NOV.1887." Reverse depicts seated winged allegorical figure representing Art, drawing on tablet, with lyre and laurel branch at left and incense burner at right; legend above: "ANDA . OCH . KONST"; inscription in exergue: "AF KONGL.MUSIKALISKA/AKADEMIEN."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group