Medal of Pierre Joseph van Beneden, by E.D. Geerts, Belgium, 1886
|Inventory Number:|| 13511|
|Object Type:|| |
E. D. Geerts (Maker)|
|Place Created:|| Belgium Europe
|Brief Description:||A circular bronze medal.|
Bust of Van Beneden
"VIRO DOCTISSIMO ET CELEBERRIMO P.J. VAN BENEDEN PER DECEM JAM LUSTRA IN UNIVERSITATE CATHOLICA LOVANIENSI PROFESSORI MDCCCXXXVI-MDCCCLXXXVI"
The lid of the package that the medal was mailed in remains. It had a postage stamp from Belgium for 10 c.
Pierre Joseph van Beneden (1809-1894) was a nauralist who founded in 1843 the first laboratory and aquarium for the study of marine life. In 1881 he was president of the Royal Belgian Academy
|Primary Inscriptions:||"ED. Geerts F." on obverse|
|Provenance:||Deposited by the Royal Microscopical Society with their collection.
Presented by Pieters-Rualein, 1886|
|Collection Group:||Royal Microscopical Society Collection|
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