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Meeting:
The World's Columbian Exposition (Chicago: 1893)  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
3 in. (7.6 cm)
Type:
Medals
Date:
1893
Period:
Victorian (1837-1901)
Description:
Medals, Gold, Awarded to H. Weber & Sons, 1893 Worlds Columbian Exposition. 1892/1893 Bronze
Worlds Columbian Exposition. 1892/1893 Bronze
Label Text:
Florists, seedsmen, and horticulturalists exhibited the very latest and most unusual developments in horticulture, floriculture, and garden design at flower shows, county and state fairs, and World’s Fairs throughout the nineteenth century. Medals, crafted in gold, silver, and bronze, were awarded to outstanding entries in long lists of special categories. Winners often used these awards in advertisements for their businesses or products with the aim of garnering publicity and increasing sales.
Topic:
medals  Search this
awards  Search this
world's fairs  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian Gardens, Horticultural Artifacts Collection.
Accession number:
1979.035.002
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Horticultural Artifacts Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/aq4d4955397-27bf-4608-803f-114dbcdd2251
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hac_1979.035.002