Medal: Victory of 1919
Object Place: France
Diameter and weight: 44 mm (1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Circular medal medal commemorating the victory of 1919, in red papier mache box with gold stamped lettering “MEDAILLE/COMMEMORATIVE/DE LA/VICTOIRE/1919” and inside is yellow; inside of lower component “BOITE BREVETEES.G.D.C” and “MODELE DEPOSE”. Stamped on medal’s edge “Bronze”.
Obverse: Marching soldiers before a triumphal arch, set in palm wreath.
Reverse: Statue of Liberty at center, surrounded by sixteen flags and an inscribed shield below; inscribed at edge “FRANCE.AMERIQUE.BELGIQUE.SERBIE.PORTUGAL.POLOGNE.ROUMANIE.JAPON.ITALIE.ANGLETERRE.” and on shiled “LA/VICTOIRE/DU/DROIT/1919”.
Reverse: Inscribed at edge "FRANCE.AMERIQUE.BELGIQUE.SERBIE.PORTUGAL.POLOGNE.ROUMANIE.JAPON.ITALIE.ANGLETERRE." and on shiled "LA/VICTOIRE/DU/DROIT/1919".
Stamped on edge "Bronze".
1956, Ms. Mary Curtis; 1956, given by Ms. Mary Curtis to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 12, 1956)
Gift of Miss Mary Curtis