Henry Ossawa Tanner's Exposition Universelle award medal
Chaplain, Jules-Clément, 1839-1909
Tanner, Henry Ossawa
Exposition universelle internationale de 1900 (Paris, France)
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1 medal ; 07 cm. (diameter)
Medal designed by Jules-Clément Chaplain. One side features a design of a woman's head in profile. Behind her head is a tree, one branch of which grows along the side of her head in the style of a laurel wreath. In relief around the edge are the words "Republique Francaise." The other side of the medal features a design of a man holding a torch being carried on the shoulder of an angel. Around the edge are the words "Exposition Universelle Internationale" and "H.O. Tanner."
Henry Ossawa Tanner's Exposition Universelle award medal, 1900. Henry Ossawa Tanner papers, 1860s-1978, bulk 1890-1937. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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