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Wilhelmina: Marriage

Dutch
1901


Accession Number

27.290

Medium or Technique

Metal; copper alloy

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Wilhelmina (1880-1962), queen of the Netherlands, commemorating her marriage to Prince Hendrik.

Obverse: Two overlapping busts looking to proper left, the front bust of a woman wearing a crown; inscribed at proper right “B.U.”.

Reverse: Woman and man kneeling at proper left with a dove and rays above before a female warrior who raises her right hand over them and placed her left hand on a male lion at her side; inscribed in exergue “7 FEBRUARI 1901”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at proper right "B.U.".

Reverse: Inscribed in exergue "7 FEBRUARI 1901".

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