Christian IX: International Conference on Tuberculosis
Artist Tony Szirmai
Object Place: Europe, Denmark
Diameter and weight: 50 mm (1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Circular medal of Christian IX (1818-1906), king of Denmark, for the International Conference on Tuberculosis (Copenhagen, 1904). Stamped “BRONZE” on edge.
Obverse: Frontal bust of Christian IX, decorated with medals of honor; inscribed at edge and at proper right.
Reverse: Oil lamp at center with palm branch behind; inscribed in French at proper right.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "CHRISTIAN·IX·KONGE·AF·DANMARK" and at proper right "TONY.SZIRMAI".
Reverse: Inscribed at proper right "CONFERENCE/INTERNATIONALE/CONTRE LA/TUBERCULOSE A/COPENHAGUE/26-29/MAI/1904".
By 1930, Malcolm Storer; 1930, given by Malcolm Storer to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 6, 1930)
Gift of Malcolm Storer