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Brussels International Exposition medal awarded to Eulace Peacock

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
J. Fonson et Cie, Belgian, founded 1827  Search this
Designed by:
Armand Bonnetain, Belgian, 1883 - 1973  Search this
Issued by:
Brussels International Exposition of 1935, Belgian, 1935 - 1935  Search this
Received by:
Eulace Peacock, American, 1914 - 1996  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 9/16 × 3 1/8 × 1/8 in. (6.5 × 7.9 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
medals
Place made:
Brussels, Belgium, Europe
Place used:
Brussels, Belgium, Europe
Date:
1935
Description:
Brussels International Exposition of 1935 (Exposition Universelle et Internationale de Bruxelles) bronze medal awarded to Eulace Peacock in 1935. The medal is rectangular in shape with a slightly rounded top edge. A relief, winged Nike is centrally depicted, standing behind a rectangular block. Her arms are extended outwards and she is holding bouquets of flowers with streaming ribbons in both of her hands. Swaths of fabric are draped over her arms. The block is engraved with the text [BRUSSELS / TO / MR PEACOCK]. Stamped at the bottom of the medal is the text [EXPOSITION UNIVERSELE / ET INTERNATIONALE / 1935 / ALGEMEENE WERELD / TENTOONSTELLING]. Stamped along the right bottom edge is the text, [BONNETAIN]. The back of the medal is blank. Along the bottom edge of the medal is a stamped maker’s mark that reads [J. FONSON].
Topic:
African American  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
A2014.63.105.1.38
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5757d5608-836c-494f-bee7-90e7a1587618
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2014.63.105.1.38