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The New National Library at Rio de Janeiro

Brazilian
1905


Object Place: South America, Brazil

Dimensions

Diameter: 4.3 cm (1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2725

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal.

Obverse: A globe set in a wreath of passion flowers and monogram in front; behind a shelf of books; inscribed at edge.

Reverse: Inscribed.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed monogram "B N" in front and at edge "BIBLIOTHECA NACIONAL DO RIO DE JANEIRO".

Reverse: Inscribed "LANCAMENTO [hand-drawn mark] DA PEDRA FUNDAMENTAL DO NOVO EDIFICIO 1905".

Markings

Reverse: Inscription [hand-drawn mark] inscription.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift