Louis Pasteur Plaquette

Louis Pasteur Plaquette
Title
Louis Pasteur Plaquette
Date 
1910
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 1/16 x 1/4 in. ( 7.3 x 5.2 x 0.6 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck plaquette with draped bust of Pasteur facing left; inscription with laurel branch below, at right: "LOUIS/PASTEUR"; dates above: "1822 1895." Reverse depicts draped female figure seated at desk with chemical implements.
Object Number 
1953.09
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, along right edge: "G. PRUD'HOMME. 1910" Inscription: reverse, in exergue, at lower right: "G. PRUD'HOMME" Inscription: edge, lower center: "BRONZE"
Gallery Label 
Louis Pasteur (1822-1895) was world-renowned French chemist and biologist, who founded the science of microbiology, proved the germ theory of disease, invented the process of pasteurization, and developed vaccines for several diseases, including rabies.
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Creative: Tronvig Group