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Exposition Universelle, 1935

Rectangular medal for the 1935 Exposition Universelle, held in Brussels, with one convex long side, awarded by the Belgian Government in recognition of the Museum of Fine Arts contribution to the exhibition. Obverse: Four winged personifications figures processing to proper right, each labeled...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscriptions labeling personifications "INGENIVM", "INTELLECTVS", "ARS", and "INDVSTRIA"; inscriptions on banners "BRUSSELS" and "BRUXELLES"; inscribed at proper left "BONNETAIN" and below "EXPOSITION UNIVERSLE/ET INTERNATIONALE-1935=ALGEMEENE WERELD/TENTOONSTELLING". Reverse: Inscribed below "EXPOSITION UNIVERSLE/ET INTERNATIONALE-1935=ALGEMEENE WERELD/TENTOONSTELLING".

Provenance

1937, given by the Belgian Government through the Ambassador (Prince de Ligne) to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 12, 1937)

Credit Line

Awarded by the Belgian Government

Belgian, 1935

Object Place

Belgium

Accession Number

37.566

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals