Medal: Panorama de Paris 1878

Medal: Panorama de Paris 1878
Medal: Panorama de Paris 1878
Title
Medal: Panorama de Paris 1878
Date 
ca. 1878
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 in. ( 5.1 cm )
Description 
Brass struck medal with obverse showing aerial view of Paris with hot air balloon hovering overhead; inscription in exergue: "PANORAMA de PARIS/1878." Reverse bears inscription: "SOUVENIR/DE MON ASCENSION/DANS/LE GRAND BALLON CAPTIF/A VAPEUR/DE MR HENRY GIFFARD/INA. THURSBY/30 JULLIET." Circular loop for handing attached at top center.
Credit Line 
Gift of Ina Love Thursby
Object Number 
1940.982
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Creative: Tronvig Group