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International Sports Exhibition

Dutch (Utrecht)
1892


Object Place: The Netherlands

Accession Number

27.283

Medium or Technique

Metal; copper alloy

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal for a sports fair. Beaded edge on both faces.

Obverse: Bust of a woman looking three-quarters to proper left, wearing a large bonnet; inscribed at edge “HERINNERING AAN SCHEVENINGEN.” and under bust “BEGEER·UTRECHT”.

Reverse: Heraldic device at center; inscribed above “INTERNAT-SPORTTENTOONSTELLUNG SCHEVENINGEN” and below “[branch] 1892 [branch]”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "HERINNERING AAN SCHEVENINGEN." and under bust "BEGEER·UTRECHT".

Reverse: Inscribed above "INTERNAT-SPORTTENTOONSTELLUNG SCHEVENINGEN" and below "[branch] 1892 [branch]".

Provenance

Before 1927, The Mary Hooper Packard Collection; 1927, gift of Horace Packard to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 5, 1927)

Credit Line

Gift of Horace Packard