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Exhibition Medal Exposition Universelle et Internationale, by Bonnetain, Brussels, 1935

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Inventory Number: 40508
Object Type:
Persons: Bonnetain (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Dated 1935
Place Created: Brussels Belgium Europe
Accession Number: 2004-9/167
Brief Description: Exhibition Medal Exposition Universelle et Internationale: gilt metal rectangular medal produced to commemorate the 1935 Exposition Universelle et Internationale held in Brussels. Face of medal includes figures of genius, intelligence, arts and industry, with famous buildings in Brussels including the town hall. Reverse shows a goddess-like figure with a blank plinth (possibly meant to be personalised). Previously catalogued with a collection of other medallions (Inv. Num.s 72905, 34377, 53696).
Primary Inscriptions: "INGENIUM ARS / INDUSTRIA / INTELLECIUS / BRUSSEL / BRUXELLES / BONNETAIN / EXPOSITION UNIVERSLE. / ET INTERNATIONALE / 1935 / ALGEMEENE WERELD / TENTOONSTELLING" on obverse. "LABORI / ARTIBUS / SCIENTIAE / BONNETAIN" on reverse.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Gilt metal
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
65 80 mm

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