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Charleroi Orphans Home plaquette

Rectangular medal. Obverse: A girl and boy seated on a bench with sack placed at proper left, huddled together and looking toward proper right; inscribed at proper right and in French below. Reverse: A mother, with a child at her side, places arms on the same young boy and young girl,...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at proper right "G. Devreese" and below "Seuls". Reverse: Inscribed at proper right "G. Devreese" and below "Laissez venir à nous/Les petits enfants.".

Provenance

1926, given by the Commission for Relief in Belgium Educational Foundation to MFA. (Accession Date: December 2, 1926)

Credit Line

Gift of the Commission for Relief in Belgium Educational Foundation

Belgian, 1914

Object Place

France

Accession Number

26.278

Medium or Technique

Metal; silvered bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals