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Alsace

French
1914
Artist Georges Henri Prud'homme (French, born in 1873)


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 33 mm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.113

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Alsace with hanging loop.

Obverse: Profile bust of a woman (probably personification of Alsace) looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “ALSACE 1870·1914” and at proper right “G PRUDHOMME”.

Reverse: View of city rooftops, one with two birds on a nest; uninscribed.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "ALSACE 1870·1914" and at proper right "G PRUDHOMME".

Provenance

By 1923, Dr. M. H. Lurie; 1923, gift of Dr. M. H. Lurie to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 4, 1923)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. M. H. Lurie