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Artist:
Adolph A. Weinman, born Karlsruhe, Germany 1870-died Forest Hills, NY 1952  Search this
Founder:
U.S. Mint  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
medal: 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 1/4 in. (7.0 x 7.0 x 0.6 cm) triangular
Type:
Sculpture-Medal
Date:
1904
Luce Center Label:
The 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair---also known as the Louisiana Purchase Exposition---marked the 100th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase, which dramatically broadened the territory of the United States. Adolph Weinman created this alternate design for the reverse of the commemorative medal (see 1970.217a-b), which was available to fairgoers in St. Louis for fifty cents.
Topic:
Figure group\female  Search this
Figure female\nude  Search this
Animal\bird\eagle  Search this
Landscape\time\sunrise  Search this
Allegory\place\America  Search this
Animal\dolphin  Search this
Object\other\flag  Search this
History\United States\Louisiana Purchase  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. C. Keith McLane
Object number:
1970.220A-B
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7b72c4498-92b0-46a9-b5d8-7aa18d401bb5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1970.220A-B