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Sesquicentennial International Exposition Award

1926
Designed by Albert Laessle (American, 1877–1954), Struck by Baily, Banks, and Biddle, Co.


Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Dimensions

Overall: Diam: 7.6 x 0.3 cm (3 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1989.613

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Obv: An eagle in a nest with two eggs, in the background is Independence Hall and a rising sun / ALBERT LAESSLE
Rev: Three concentric circles enclosing a sun with rays, a woven pattern of leaves, and an inscription  SESQUICENTENNIAL (triangle) INTERNATIONAL (triangle) EXPOSITION (triangle) PHILADELPHIA (triangle) 1776-1926 (triangle) / MEDAL OF AWARD
Edge: B.B.B. Co PHILA.

Provenance

Awarded to Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems