Creator

Henry Dubois

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Creation Date

1893

Medium

Bronze award medal

Dimensions

1.75 x 1.75

Credit Line

Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015

Accession Number

2015.159.3

Provenance

Proper markings according to "Comptoir des Monnaies". Reverse reads, "Prix Offert Par Le Ministre De La Guerre/Concours De Gymnastique," and "Henri Dubois 1893".

Creator Biography

Henry Dubois, French.

Description

An award from the French Ministry of War Gymnastics competition. The obverse features a Marianne bust with a stylized helmet that has a laurel wreath adorned on it. The breastplate is decorated on the front with a rooster. Three men can be seen doing gymnastics on the reverse.

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